Freedom Park greenspace in Inman Park

Top 10 Neighborhood Parks Near MARTA Stations

With social distancing, closed venues and cancelled events across Atlanta, getting outside in nature is one of the few activities to enjoy. If you're riding MARTA rail (or driving or biking) here are the top parks you can visit that are all less than a 10-minute walk from a train station. To keep the list … Continue reading Top 10 Neighborhood Parks Near MARTA Stations

Springvale Park Atlanta

MARTA to Springvale Park

Springvale Park is a large neighborhood park and historic site near the Inman Park MARTA station on the blue and green rail lines. In addition to walking trails, pond and a large playground, the park is a Civil War site. Directions Take a blue or green line train to the Inman Park station Follow the … Continue reading MARTA to Springvale Park

Deepdene Park Atlanta

MARTA to Deepdene Park

Deepdene Park is the largest section of the historic Olmsted Linear Park. Near the East Lake MARTA station, the park was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted Sr. and includes paths that wind through wooded areas and around a stream. To reach the park, take a blue line train to the East Lake MARTA station. If you are traveling from … Continue reading MARTA to Deepdene Park

Adair Park playground in Decatur

MARTA to Adair Park (Decatur)

Adair Park is a small neighborhood and park in Decatur, Georgia on the north side of the East Lake MARTA station. Housing options include older bungalow-style homes and townhouses that are on the edge of Atlanta and downtown Decatur. The park of the same name has greenspace, picnic areas and a playground. Take a blue line train … Continue reading MARTA to Adair Park (Decatur)

MARTA to Oakhurst Park

Oakhurst Park is a public park in Decatur that is a 10-minute walk away from the East Lake MARTA station on the blue rail line. The park features basketball and tennis courts, baseball fields, a pavilion and playground. Take a blue line train to the East Lake MARTA station and follow the signs pointing to … Continue reading MARTA to Oakhurst Park

Lake Claire Community Land Trust

MARTA to the Lake Claire Community Land Trust

The Lake Claire Community Land Trust is a neighborhood greenspace that has festivals, gardens, community events and a playground closest to the Candler Park MARTA station on the blue/green rail line. It is about a 20-minute walk from the station, or bring your bike on MARTA for a shorter commute. To reach the Candler Park station, take … Continue reading MARTA to the Lake Claire Community Land Trust

Dick Lane Velodrome

MARTA to Sumner Park and the Dick Lane Velodrome

Sumner Park is a public park in East Point, Georgia at 1889 Lexington Avenue. The park has a baseball field, tennis court, playground and the Dick Lane Velodrome. To reach the park on MARTA, board bus 93 at the East Point MARTA station on the red/gold rail line. It is free to transfer to the bus from … Continue reading MARTA to Sumner Park and the Dick Lane Velodrome

Atlanta Central Park

MARTA to Central Park

Central Park is a large public park in Old Fourth Ward closest to the North Avenue MARTA station on the red and gold rail line. Attend a festival or enjoy amenities including walking paths, a baseball diamond and bleachers, basketball and tennis courts, a playground, and an indoor recreational center. Walking Directions Walking time to the park … Continue reading MARTA to Central Park

MARTA to Keswick Park

Keswick Park is a large public park at 3496 Keswick Drive, near the Chamblee MARTA station on the gold rail line. The park has sport fields, tennis and basketball courts, walking trails, a dog park and playground. Unless you are traveling from Doraville, take a northbound "Doraville" train to the Chamblee MARTA station. Follow the signs … Continue reading MARTA to Keswick Park

MARTA to Village Park

Village Park is a newer community park in Chamblee near the Chamblee MARTA station on the gold rail line. There's an ADA accessible playground, picnic tables and greenspace at the intersection of New Peachtree Road and Chamblee Dunwoody Road. Take a gold line train to reach Chamblee, marked Doraville unless Doraville is your starting location. Use … Continue reading MARTA to Village Park

MARTA to James Orange Park and Recreation Center

The Rev. James Orange Park and Recreation Center is a short walk away from the Oakland City MARTA station on the red/gold line. The park has a tennis court, ballfield, playground, pool and a recreation center. Take any red or gold line train to Oakland City and turn right on Lee Street in front of the MARTA … Continue reading MARTA to James Orange Park and Recreation Center

MARTA to Adams Park

Adams Park is a neighborhood and public park in Southwest Atlanta closest to the Oakland City MARTA station on the red and gold line. The large park includes the Alfred Tup Holmes Golf Course as well as a recreation center, playground, basketball court, tennis courts, little-league baseball fields and a swimming pool. The surrounding neighborhood … Continue reading MARTA to Adams Park

Perkerson Park Atlanta

MARTA to Perkerson Park

Perkerson Park is a large neighborhood park in the Capitol View neighborhood of Atlanta. In addition to a summertime splashpad, the park has a playground, basketball courts, tennis courts, disc golf course and other sport fields for baseball and softball. The closest MARTA station to the park is Oakland City on the red/gold line. Walking … Continue reading MARTA to Perkerson Park

MARTA to Howell Park

Howell Park is a small neighborhood park at 938 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd. SW near the West End MARTA station. The park has a playground and greenspace and is sometimes used for special events. Follow the signs to the north parking lot exit to leave the station. Turn right on Lee Street in front of the station then … Continue reading MARTA to Howell Park

Adair Park II Atlanta

MARTA to Adair Park I and II

Adair Park I and Adair Park II are two parks located in the Adair Park neighborhood near the West End MARTA station on the red/gold line. Adair Park I is a historic park established in 1922 and is a 15-minute walk away from the station. Features of the park include greenspace, mature trees and a … Continue reading MARTA to Adair Park I and II

MARTA to Flowers Park

Flowers Park is a small City of Doravile park near the Doraville MARTA station on the gold rail line (see area map). The 4.7 acre park is completely wooded and features a public swimming pool that offers water aerobic classes. Take a northbound gold line train to Doraville and use any exit to leave the station. … Continue reading MARTA to Flowers Park

Brookhaven Park

MARTA to Brookhaven Park

Brookhaven Park is less than a 10-minute walk from the Brookhaven MARTA station on the gold rail line. The park has a dog playground, park and sports fields. Take a gold train (marked Doraville if traveling from the airport or downtown Atlanta) to the Brookhaven MARTA station. If traveling from North Springs, Sandy Springs or … Continue reading MARTA to Brookhaven Park

Maddox Park Atlanta

MARTA to Maddox Park

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LM77LcC-oqU Maddox Park is a medium-sized park at 1115 Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway NW, directly across from the Bankhead MARTA station. The park has basketball and tennis courts, playground, swimming pool and the future BeltLine trail. There are plans to update and enhance the park along with the development of the BeltLine. To get to Maddox Park, get on a westbound … Continue reading MARTA to Maddox Park

MARTA to West End Park

West End Park, home of the Malcom X Festival, is located in the West End neighborhood at the intersection of Lawton Street and Oak Street. The park has a playground and greenspace. The closest MARTA station is the West End MARTA station, which is about a 20-minute walk away. Exit the station on Lee Street … Continue reading MARTA to West End Park

Washington Park Map

MARTA to Washington Park

Washington Park is a large, historic park near the Ashby MARTA station on the blue and green rail line. Park features include outdoor exercise equipment, a large tennis center, natatorium (indoor pool with swimming lessons available), sports fields and playground. Additionally, the Lionel Hampton PATH trail runs along the southern edge of the park and … Continue reading MARTA to Washington Park

MARTA to Blackburn Park

Blackburn Park at 3493 Ashford Dunwoody Road is home of the Blackburn Tennis Center and has sports fields and trails. The park is in between the Brookhaven MARTA station on the gold rail line and the Medical Center MARTA station on the red line. At either station, board bus 25 to reach the park. At Brookhaven, look for a … Continue reading MARTA to Blackburn Park

MARTA to Thomasville Park and Recreation Center

The Thomasville Park and Recreation Center is located in Southeast Atlanta at Henry Thomas Drive and McDonough Blvd.  The park features a swimming pool, tennis court, basketball court and Center of Hope (Boys and Girls Club of Metro Atlanta) that provides enrichment and physical activities for children. The closest MARTA station is Inman Park on … Continue reading MARTA to Thomasville Park and Recreation Center

MARTA to Coan Park

Coan Park is a large recreational area in the Edgewood neighborhood at 1520 Woodbine Avenue SE. The park features a playground, lighted tennis courts, ballfield and pavilion with grill. The closest MARTA station is Edgewood/Candler Park on the blue/green rail line.  It is about a 20 minute walk from the station, or take bus 24 … Continue reading MARTA to Coan Park

MARTA to Bessie Branham Park

Bessie Branham Park at 2051 Delano Drive NE is a neighborhood park in Kirkwood near Oakhurst and Lake Claire. In addition to a playground, baseball field, basketball and tennis courts, there is a recreational building that houses a gym and computer center. The annual Spring Fling festival also takes place here. Walk/Bike It is about a 20 minute … Continue reading MARTA to Bessie Branham Park

Mozley Park Atlanta

MARTA to Mozley Park

In between the West Lake and Ashby MARTA stations, Mozley Park is a historic neighborhood and park west of downtown Atlanta. The area is primarily residential with an elementary school and public park (Mozley Park). The park features a swimming pool, playground, softball fields, basketball courts and a tennis court. Additionally, the PATH Lionel Hampton trail also … Continue reading MARTA to Mozley Park