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Ocmulgee Heritage Trail

Spring Street, Macon, GA
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Beautiful, easy, scenic river walk past the densely forested river banks and rocks.

The overlook views the clear waters at a bend in the river with covered picnic pavilions. to enjoy... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Macon, Georgia, United States
Great Trail

For me, this is a highlight of downtown Macon. This trail parallels the Ocmulgee River and New Town... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Macon, Georgia
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Spring Street, Macon, GA
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The overlook views the clear waters at a bend in the river with covered picnic pavilions. to enjoy the scene. The concrete walkways allow safe access along the river. Snakes are common in Georgia but would be easily seen on the white sidewalks. The slopes...More

Thank H S G
Reviewed 10 July 2017

For me, this is a highlight of downtown Macon. This trail parallels the Ocmulgee River and New Town Macon has plans to greatly expand it. Now, we just need some bars and restaurants alongside.

Thank grlucas
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The Ocmulgee Heritage Trail is very nice - right along the river in Macon. At the entrance we used we did notice several homeless people - while they did approach us - it does seem the mayor and police could better secure the area. There...More

Thank JeffBreedlove
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

We are new to the area and stumbled along this park. It has a nice paved walking trail along the river however it very short. It appears they are currently working on improving or expanding this park which I look forward to the completion. There...More

Thank Trish W
Reviewed 17 September 2016

The trail is well-maintained, and short enough (3/4 mile) for young children to walk on their own. Just be sure to bring water. It's a shared (bike/walk) trail, but I didn't see any evidence of bikes when I was there.

Thank Byron G
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I stopped here on my way to visit friends in Florida. It was a beautiful park and walks around the mounds were beautiful and well kept up

Thank SophiesMom55
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I went with the grandkids, They enjoyed the walk along the river, I appreciated the benches along the way.

Thank Amby S
Reviewed 29 June 2016

I decided to take a jog down the Heritage Trail and found it quite cool and peaceful. I really like that that is was all paved and seemed very safe. I have now run along both sides of the River. I cant wait until they...More

Thank Lonnie P
Reviewed 20 June 2016

It's a nice break, the trails are landscaped beautifully. I enjoyed the history of the mounds and the area.

Thank 387indy
Reviewed 25 May 2016

it was very informative and cool to see everything from history very pet friendly enjoyed the mounds but entrance was tiny and the small dogs we have were very leary about going inside especially with it only having one way in or out

Thank Stephen N
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