The Eastside Trail is a walking and biking trail stretching northwest to southeast on the Eastside of Atlanta, part of the BeltLine ring of trails and parks. It is lined with numerous notable industrial buildings adapted for into restaurants, shops, apartments, condos, and two major food halls and mixed-use developments.
The first two-mile stretch opened in Oct. 2012, from Piedmont Park to the Krog Street Tunnel. It was extended from Krog Street to Kirkwood Avenue in November 2017. A second extension brought it to Memorial Drive in July 2019.
Route and Points of Interest
|Throroughfares crossed||Points of interest (west side of trail, south of thoroughfare)||Points of interest (east side of trail, south of thoroughfare)||Neighborhood bordered (west of trail, south of thoroughfare)||Neighborhood bordered (east of trail, south of thoroughfare)|
|I-85||North end of interim trail, Ansley Golf Club||Ansley Mall||Ansley Park||Morningside/Lenox Park|
|Piedmont Avenue||Piedmont Park||Amsterdam Walk||Piedmont Park||Morningside/Lenox Park|
|10th Street/ Virginia Avenue||Midtown Promenade, Midtown Place||Midtown Atlanta Historic District||Virginia-Highland|
|Ponce de Leon Avenue||Ponce City Market||Ford Factory Lofts, Murder Kroger||Old Fourth Ward||Poncey-Highland|
|North Avenue||DuPre Excelsior Mill (former Masquerade), Gateway Trail to Historic Fourth Ward Park||Telephone Factory Lofts||Old Fourth Ward||Poncey-Highland|
|Ralph McGill Boulevard||Historic Fourth Ward Skatepark||Carter Center||Old Fourth Ward||Poncey-Highland|
|Freedom Parkway, Freedom Park Trail||N. Highland Steel and other Inman Park Village adapted industrial buildings||Old Fourth Ward||Inman Park|
|Irwin St./ Lake Ave.||Krog Street Market||Old Fourth Ward||Inman Park|
|Edgewood Avenue||Old Fourth Ward||Inman Park|
|DeKalb Avenue/ Decatur Street||Krog Street Tunnel, Hulsey Yard, MARTA line||Cabbagetown||Cabbagetown|
|Kirkwood Avenue||(terminus of phases to be complete in 2017)|
Interim trail adjacent to Piedmont Park
Ponce City Market seen from BeltLine
Ford Factory Lofts seen from BeltLine, 2012
Inman Park former industrial buildings
BeltLine Eastside Trail under construction at Irwin Street in the Old Fourth Ward, May 2012.
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- "Eastside Trail Extension // Atlanta Curbed". atlanta.curbed.com.
- "Eastside Trail Extension Phase II // Atlanta In Town Paper". atlantaintownpaper.com.
- "Google Maps". Google Maps.