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Take a Walking Tour of the Atlanta BeltLine Arboretum
- Have you heard about Atlanta’s BeltLine and want to learn more?
- Do you have a passion for trees, native grasses, and wildflowers?
- Are you a fan of the city’s in-town neighborhoods, and would you like to learn more about their history and what makes them special?
If any or all of the above applies to you, then come immerse yourself in one of the most transformative urban projects of our time by taking a Docent-led Atlanta BeltLine Arboretum Walking Tour.
The Atlanta BeltLine Arboretum is a unique resource for learning about the native trees, grasses, and perennials of our region. This twenty two mile linear park offers new delights during every season, and is best experienced by taking a guided walking tour with a Trees Atlanta Docent.
Tours are available every Friday and Saturday morning and take about one and a half hours. Departing from a trailhead in Inman Park, your trained Trees Atlanta tour Docent will guide you down the trail, identifying points of interest along the way like the Historic Fourth Ward Skatepark, Ponce City Market, and the Ford Factory lofts. You can expect to learn about the native trees, grasses and other plants you’ll see along the way; hear interesting stories about the neighborhoods you pass through and the architecture you see; gain fascinating insight into the features of and plans for the Atlanta BeltLine; and much more.
The Docents receive extensive training about the Atlanta BeltLine and the horticulture found in the Arboretum. Additionally each Docent brings their own expertise and twist to the tour, so go often and experience the changing seasons of the Arboretum and new stories with each time.
The guided walking tours are free, but you must register in advance. For more information go to https://treesatlanta.org/our-programs/atlanta-beltline-arboretum-tours/, or contact Kate Baltzell, Education Coordinator, for more information or to arrange a special group tour firstname.lastname@example.org.
There are many ways to “do” the Atlanta BeltLine, but you haven’t really done it until you’ve taken a walking tour of the Atlanta BeltLine Arboretum led by a trained Trees Atlanta docent. Sign up for a tour today!