Experience the natural beauty and history of South Fulton. Our city is home to natural preserves, access to the Chattahoochee River, and an urban bouldering field. In just a short drive, it’s easy to be transported into a serene, rural setting that feels off the beaten path. Also, don’t miss our American Civil War historical sites that are open year-round.

Campbellton Creek Nature Preserve

Campbellton Creek Nature Preserve is 81 acres of forest given to STPAL in 2014. It is in a transitional area between a heavy industrial and warehouse area and new residential. It is a pretty forest with mostly hardwoods. It has some large interesting boulders. Its most value as conservation land may be its ability to catch and retain runoff rainwater from the nearby large warehouse and industrial facilities.It is not available for hunting or camping.

Address: Plummer Rd, Atlanta, GA 30331


As a branch of the Georgia Civil War Heritage Trails®, the Atlanta Campaign Heritage Trail is a 340-mile historic driving route. A full year of Civil War battles were fought in Atlanta and these trails tell the stories of thousands of both Union and Confederate soldiers.

Address: Northwest Georgia to Metro Atlanta, Atlanta GA 30303

Cascade Springs Nature Preserve Trail

This hiking trail features beautiful, rolling hills, trickling springs, a moss-covered historic springhouse, and a waterfall. Historic highlights include earthworks from the Civil War battle of Utoy Creek. The route is approximately two miles, is dog-friendly and is hospitable to hikers of all skill levels.