This land was originally a protection area for DeKalb-Peachtree (PDK) airport's east-west runway. Since the airport stopped using that runway, the land has sat unused. In 2017, the city of Brookhaven purchased the land for preservation.
Note: The yellow trail is incomplete (as of May 2018) and some sections may be impassable when wet.
Also known as: PDK Greenspace
Address (approximate): 2945 Skyland Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30341
Cost of admission: None
Governance: City of Brookhaven
Approximate miles of trails: 1
Miles from downtown Atlanta: 9
MARTA directions: From Chamblee Station, take the #19 to North DeKalb Health Center or the Clairmont Rd@Georgian Dr stop. From there, walk north on Clairmont. An unmarked entrance to the greenspace is on the west side of Clairmont.
Cycling directions: Exit Chamblee Station towards New Peachtree Rd (not to be confused with Peachtree Rd). Make a right on New Peachtree Rd and head southwest. Continue as the road makes a sharp left turn and becomes 8th St. Take 8th St until it ends. There, make a left on Skyland Dr. Take the first right on Park Ln. Continue on Park Ln until it dead ends. One of the trailheads is at the end of Park Ln.
Parking: No dedicated parking lot, just neighborhood street parking
Trail surface: Natural
Blazes/markings: The trails are blazed with flagging tape
Geocaching: None yet
Guidebook mentions: None
- Trash can at Skyland Dr. trailhead
- Adjacent to PDK airport and:
- The PDK airport playground
- Downwind Restaurant and Lounge
- The 57th Fighter Group Restaurant
For more photos, see my flickr album.