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Silver Comet Trail

Location Smyrna, GA to Georgia/Alabama State Line
State(s) Georgia
Counties Cobb, Paulding, Polk
Type Fitness Trail
Urban Trail
Length 61.50 Miles / 98.97 Km Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Roller/Inline Skating
Agency City, Town, or County
Entry Fee? No Parking Fee? No




photo: State Line Gateway near Cedartown, GA (Photo by Don Sullivan)
State Line Gateway near Cedartown, GA (Photo by Don Sullivan)

This rail-trail serves as a significant connection between urban Marietta and surrounding neighborhoods, numerous side trails, the 105-acre Heritage Park, and connects at Alabama state line to the 33-mile long Chief Ladiga Trail. This multi-use trail provides access to significant natural beauty that is unusual in metropolitan areas. Amidst historic woolen mills and scenic vistas, this rail-trail allows for recreational activities such as biking, jogging, hiking, and horseback riding (designated 2002).


Visitor Information

Date Opens: 1/1 - Date Closes: 12/31

Time Opens: dawn - Time Closes: dusk


Not Available


Additional Information

Width: 127 inches.

Primary Surface: Asphalt

Secondary Surface: Asphalt

Average Grade: 1%

Elevation Low Point: 927

Elevation High Point: 1038

Year Designated: 2002

Date Last Updated: 09/28/2016


Contact Information

Trail management:
Rusty Simpson
Cobb County Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affai
1792 County Services Pkwy.
Marietta , GA 30008
(770) 528-8840


Related Webpages and Documents

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