The Atlanta metro area National Parks Service units distill poignant moments in American history, including the Civil War and the Civil Rights movement. As well, the ecological sites are strikingly beautiful, restorative, and ripe with recreational opportunities.
Within the city limits, you can enjoy:
- Martin Luther King, Jr., National Historic Site
- Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area
- Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
A bit further afield, visit:
Little River Canyon National Preserve, the start of Appalachian National Scenic Trail