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Ocmulgee Heritage Trail

Spring Street, Macon, GA
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Hiking and History

If it's a nice day outside, this is a wonderful place for a hike and to see the history of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sivon
,
Ontario
Beautiful, easy, scenic river walk past the densely forested river banks and rocks.

The overlook views the clear waters at a bend in the river with covered picnic pavilions. to enjoy... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2017
H S G
,
Macon, Georgia, United States
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If it's a nice day outside, this is a wonderful place for a hike and to see the history of the Ocmulgee tribe. Self-guided tour allowed you to move at your own pace. We then took a hike along the trail!

Thank Sivon
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Reviewed December 23, 2017

The overlook views the clear waters at a bend in the river with covered picnic pavilions. to enjoy the scene. The concrete walkways allow safe access along the river. Snakes are common in Georgia but would be easily seen on the white sidewalks. The slopes...More

1  Thank H S G
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Reviewed July 10, 2017

For me, this is a highlight of downtown Macon. This trail parallels the Ocmulgee River and New Town Macon has plans to greatly expand it. Now, we just need some bars and restaurants alongside.

1  Thank grlucas
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Reviewed May 2, 2017

The Ocmulgee Heritage Trail is very nice - right along the river in Macon. At the entrance we used we did notice several homeless people - while they did approach us - it does seem the mayor and police could better secure the area. There...More

1  Thank JeffBreedlove
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Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

We are new to the area and stumbled along this park. It has a nice paved walking trail along the river however it very short. It appears they are currently working on improving or expanding this park which I look forward to the completion. There...More

1  Thank Trish W
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Reviewed September 16, 2016

The trail is well-maintained, and short enough (3/4 mile) for young children to walk on their own. Just be sure to bring water. It's a shared (bike/walk) trail, but I didn't see any evidence of bikes when I was there.

Thank Byron G
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Reviewed September 13, 2016

I stopped here on my way to visit friends in Florida. It was a beautiful park and walks around the mounds were beautiful and well kept up

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Reviewed July 27, 2016

I went with the grandkids, They enjoyed the walk along the river, I appreciated the benches along the way.

Thank Amby S
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Reviewed June 29, 2016

I decided to take a jog down the Heritage Trail and found it quite cool and peaceful. I really like that that is was all paved and seemed very safe. I have now run along both sides of the River. I cant wait until they...More

Thank Lonnie P
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Reviewed June 20, 2016

It's a nice break, the trails are landscaped beautifully. I enjoyed the history of the mounds and the area.

Thank 387indy
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