With its mild winters and long stretches of warm weather months, Savannah is an ideal location to get outside and enjoy the beauty and tranquility of the city. Sprawled across over 100 acres, Savannah offers a great backdrop for those looking to go for a long walk or hike. Here are some trails that should not be missed:
McQueen's Island Trail
Built along a six-mile stretch of the Savannah and Atlantic Railway line, McQueen's Island Trail offers a picturesque pathway along the south channel of the Savannah River. Charming bridges span the trail, giving hikers and runners a gorgeous view of the coastal wetlands and iconic red cedar trees.
Wormsloe Battery Trail
Located on the grounds of the Wormsloe Plantation, the Wormsloe Battery Trail loops around over three miles rewarding hikers with a finish at the famed Oak Avenue. Lined with 400 moss-draped oak trees, this Savannah landmark leads the way to historic tabby ruins and a Civil War fort.
Skidaway Island State Park Trails
With four trails to choose from, Skidaway Island State Park Trails has something for everyone. Perfect for all ages and abilities, the Sandpiper Trail Loop gives trail-goers a breathtaking one-mile loop through the salt flats and tidal creeks of the park. The Avian Loop Trail is also an easy one-mile walk and offers scenic vistas of the intracoastal waterway. For those looking to explore more of Skidaway Island State Park, Big Ferry Trail and the Connector Trail also provides beautiful terrain.
Old Savannah Ogeechee Barge Canal
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Savannah and Ogeechee Canal Trail is a seven-mile path through scenic forests and wetlands. Winding its way across boardwalks, over tidal locks and through lift locks, these series of trails are perfect for nature lovers and birders alike.
These outdoor adventures are at your doorstep when you live at the Olympus Fenwick Apartments. If you would like to call this community home, please contact us for more information.