Piedmont Park, Atlanta’s biggest city park, has several attractions for you to visit. From bike paths, trails, playgrounds, recreation fields to the honey bee exhibit and butterfly haven, there’s plenty to see as you stroll through the Park. Piedmont Park covers 200+ acres of parkland in the heart of Atlanta. Join the Conservancy and our partners in a walking tour to learn more about your park. From the Park’s colorful history to its wildlife, the learning opportunities are numerous. Read more about Piedmont Park’s history here.
The Piedmont Park History Walking Tours include an introduction to the park’s vibrant past and present. Walk with us and discover how Piedmont Park’s rich history is undeniably intertwined with the development of Atlanta. Together, we’ll explore the fascinating historical and physical evolution of iconic Piedmont Park from forest to farm to fairgrounds for the Piedmont Exposition of 1887 and the Cotton States and International Exposition of 1895, to Atlanta’s premier urban green space.
- Led by docent volunteers
- Free and open to all ages
- Saturdays, beginning March 24, 2018
- Excludes: 4/14, 4/28, 5/26, 6/9, 7/21, 8/18, 9/15, 10/13
- 11 am; 60 – 90 minutes in length
- Meet at Green Market and Conservancy information table located at 12th St. and Piedmont Ave. NE Park entrance
- Custom tours may be scheduled. A donation of $5 per person is requested. All donations will directly support the tour program.
For more information or to schedule a tour for a group, please contact the Piedmont Park Community Involvement Specialist, Kalia Edmonds, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 404.875.7275 x242.