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Map of the Silver Comet Trail

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Silver Comet Trail

Silver Comet Trail Georgia map area

Silver Comet Trail

LENGTH:

62 miles

SURFACE:

paved

COMMUNITIES:

Cedartown, Rockmart, Dallas, Powder Springs, Mableton, Smyrna

HIGHLIGHTS:

rail-trail, old bridges, Georgia countryside

NEARBY TRAILS:

Cumberland Connector
Heritage Park Trail
Concord Road Trail
Wild Horse Trail
Lucille Creek Trail
Chief Ladiga Trail

RELATED LINKS:

Atlanta

The Silver Comet Trail is a 62-mile long paved pathway that extends from Smyrna to the border between Georgia and Alabama to the west of Cedartown. The trail was constructed along a historic railroad corridor and goes through the beautiful Georgia countryside. The trail goes through Cobb, Paulding and Polk Counties to the west of Atlanta.

The east end of the Silver Coment Trail connects to the Silver Comet Cumberland Connector, a 4.5-mile long paved path that extends the trail system from Cobb Drive and Cumberland Parkway in Smyrna to Cobb Parkway and Cumberland Boulevard in Northwest Atlanta.

The west end of the trail connects to the paved 33-mile long Chief Ladiga Trail in Alabama. The Chief Ladiga Trail extends to the north side of Anniston.

Conditions

The Silver Coment Trail is paved for the entire route and is open for non-motorized use such as bike riding, running and walking.

Communities

 The Silver Comet Trail goes past the following communities: Smyrna, Austell, Wesley Station, Powder Springs, Hiram, Windale, Dallas, Rockmart and Cedartown.

Points of Interest

The Silver Comet Trail goes past the following points of interest:

  • Heritage Trail
  • Dogwood Golf Club
Nearby Trails

The Silver Comet Trail intersects other recreational trails along the route.

Silver Comet Cumberland Connector: this meets the Silver Comet Trail at Cobb Drive and Cumberland Parkway in Smyrna and takes a meandering route to east Cobb Parkway and Cumberland Boulevard in Northwest Atlanta.

Heritage Park Trail: the Silver Comet Trail connects to trails in Heritage Park in Mableton. To the northwest of Heritage Park, the Silver Comet Trail intersects the Concord Road Multi-Use Path.

Wild Horse Trail: the Wild Horse Trail intersects the Silver Comet Trail near Carter Road in Powder Springs. The Wild Horse Trail heads to the north as far as Wild Horse Creek Park on Macedonia Road.

Lucille Creek Trail: the Lucille Creek Trail intersects the Silver Comet Trail to the northeast of the intersection of C. H. James Parkway and Richard D. Sailors Parkway in Powder Springs.

Chief Ladiga Trail: the Chief Ladiga Trail meets the Silver Comet Trail at the border between Georgia and Alabama. This point is 1/2 mile south of State Highway 278 and about 10 miles along the trail from S. Main Street in Cedartown.

End Points

The east end of the Silver Comet Trail is located at S. Cobb Drive and Cumberland Parkway in Smyrna.

The west end of the trail is located at a point is 1/2 mile south of State Highway 278 and about 10 miles along the trail from S. Main Street in Cedartown.


Resources

Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the Silver Comet Trail in Northwestern Georgia.

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