Seven Springs Station
The Silver Comet Trail is located 13 miles northwest of Atlanta, Georgia. It’s free of charge, and travels west through Cobb, Paulding, and Polk counties. This quiet, non-motorized, paved trail is for walkers, hikers, bicyclists, rollerbladers, horses, dog walkers, and is wheelchair accessible.
At the Georgia/Alabama state line, the Silver Comet connects to the 33-mile longChief Ladiga Trail. Both the Silver Comet Trail and Chief Ladiga are fully paved rail-trails built on abandoned railroad lines. The combined Silver Comet and Chief Ladiga trail length is estimated to be 94.5 paved miles from Smyrna, Georgia to Anniston, Alabama.
Please remember to bring plenty to drink for you and your pet. Water fountains along the trail may not be working.
- Silver Comet and Chief Ladiga videos – Video page
- Silver Comet Map – interactive map for this site, lists trailhead directions and facts
- Path Foundation – non-profit, creating trail system in Atlanta area, and Silver Comet
- Rails-to-Trails Conservancy – US trail database, including rail-trails
Silver Comet and Chief Ladiga Videos
- 1. Silver Comet and Chief Ladiga – fun overview of both trails, taken during a 2-day ride on the Silver Comet and Chief Ladiga trails – Very cool video:)
- 2. Silver Comet in Polk – This is a great video of the Silver Comet in Polk County – Polk Chamber of Commerce
- 3. PATH Foundation – Videos that highlight the Atlanta trail System, Silver Comet and the PATH FOUNDATION