Dunwoody, a vibrant city boasting a metropolitan vibe paired with the tranquility of suburban green spaces, is home to 13 remarkable parks. Whether you're an avid hiker, nature enthusiast, or someone seeking a leisurely stroll, Dunwoody offers a diverse range of trails catering to various preferences. Embark on a journey through some of the best trails Dunwoody has to offer.


1. Brook Run Park: Unveiling the Beauty of Dunwoody Trailway 

Brook Run Park, an integral part of the Dunwoody Trailway, features a 1.8-mile trail showcasing the park's rich offerings. Connecting to Pernoshal Park and Georgetown Park, this trailway forms a 5K adventure, providing a perfect blend of exercise and natural exploration. The scenic route takes you through lush landscapes, ensuring a delightful experience for trail enthusiasts.

  A person walking on the trails at Brook Run Park

2. Vernon Oaks Park: A Hidden Gem in Dunwoody's Neighborhoods 

Tucked away in a tree-lined Dunwoody neighborhood, Vernon Oaks Park is waiting to be discovered. This pocket park boasts a walking trail, comfortable seating, and a charming stone spring house. What makes it truly unique is the original spring house built by early area settlers, adding a touch of history to your outdoor escapade.


3. Windwood Hollow Park: A Haven for Outdoor Activities 

Spanning 11 acres, Windwood Hollow Park is a haven for outdoor activities. With a playground, two tennis courts, picnic pavilion, nature trails, and an open meadow for free play, this park caters to a variety of interests. Families can enjoy a day filled with recreational fun, making it an ideal destination for those seeking a mix of sports and relaxation.


4. Two Bridges Park: Bridging the Gap Between Nature and Entertainment 

Connected to the Dunwoody Trailway and Georgetown area, Two Bridges Park spans five acres and offers an array of amenities. From the city's first splash pad to playgrounds, pavilions, restrooms, and trails, this park is a perfect blend of nature and entertainment. The pedestrian bridge over the North Fork of Nancy Creek adds a scenic touch to your exploration.

  Pedestrian Bridge Two Bridge Park

5. Pernoshal Park: A Hub of Recreation and Connectivity 

Covering five acres, Pernoshal Park is a hub of recreation and connectivity in Dunwoody. Featuring a pavilion, basketball courts, a pickleball court, an open field for play, and connections to the Dunwoody Trailway, this park caters to both sports enthusiasts and those seeking a leisurely stroll. The walking trail, with interesting workout machines, connects seamlessly to Brook Run's trail, offering a continuous outdoor experience.


6. Dunwoody Nature Center: A 25-Acre Oasis of Nature 

For a deeper connection with nature, Dunwoody Nature Center is a must-visit. Spanning 25 acres, this park includes a significant nature preserve with hiking trails, Wildcat Creek, a playground nestled in the woods, and nature classrooms. The Dunwoody Park Playground, hidden in the woods alongside Wildcat Creek, provides a serene and educational environment for families.

  Nature Center 2 AER

Dunwoody Trail Master Plan: Shaping the Future of Trails 

The city's commitment to enhancing outdoor experiences is evident in the Dunwoody Trail Master Plan. A collaboration between the City of Dunwoody, PATH Foundation, and Perimeter Community Improvement Districts (PCIDs), this project has laid the groundwork for future trail development. The trail master plan promises a bright future for Dunwoody's trail network.


Dunwoody stands as a testament to the harmonious coexistence of urban sophistication and natural beauty. The city's diverse trail offerings cater to all, making it a perfect destination for outdoor enthusiasts. Whether you're exploring historic sites, enjoying recreational activities, or simply taking in the beauty of nature, Dunwoody's trails have something special for everyone.


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