Get outta the city and climb these 10 publicly-accessible hills and peaks surrounding Metro Atlanta. Note: tram to top of Stone Mountain doesn't count.


Highest peak

Kennesaw Mountain

1,781 ft / 542 m

Most prominent peak

Kennesaw Mountain

695 ft / 212 m

Most summited peak

Stone Mountain

42 summits

Most difficult peak

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Difficulty breakdown

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Top climbing months

June   20%

November   16%

July   9%

  • Fees covering all National Parks:
  • Fees covering individual National Parks: Chattahoochee: (includes East Palisade and West Palisade)
  • Fees covering individual National Parks: Kennesaw: (includes Kennesaw Mountain, Little Kennesaw Mountain, Pigeon Hill, and Cheatham Hill)
  • Fees covering Georgia State Parks: (includes Panola Mountain and Jack's Hill)
  • Fees covering Stone Mountain:
  • Arabia Mountain:
  • Arabia Mountain, Kennesaw Mountain (Little Kennesaw Mountain, Pigeon Hill), Panola Mountain, and Stone Mountain are monadnocks, isolated mountains of exposed rock.