Formerly the site of South River Brick Works, many bricks can still be found here. This park is also home to the Doll's Head Trail – brainchild of Joel Slaton – a creepy art project communally created using objects found in the park.
Address: Intersection of Moreland Ave and S River Industrial Blvd SE
Cost of admission: None
Governance: DeKalb County
Approximate miles of trails: 3
Hours: 7:00am to sunset
Miles from downtown Atlanta: 6
MARTA directions: From Five Points Station, take the #49 bus to Bailey St SE @ Fayetteville Rd SE. From there, walk Southwest on Fayetteville Rd. Continue south on Moreland. Turn left onto S River Industrial Blvd SE. The sign for the park is immediately ahead. It's about a nine minute walk from the bus stop to the park entrance.
Parking: There is parking at the trailhead
Trail surface: Paved and boardwalk from the parking lot to the lake. Other sections are natural surface or boardwalk
Guidebook mentions: Chapter 2 in Hiking Atlanta's Hidden Forests (1st edition)
Updated November 22, 2016, April 1 & 16, 2017, and April 14, 2018