The primary trail sections near the main trailhead are bordered with logs and filled with mulch and pine straw. There are numerous benches along the trail, and there is also a picnic area. The park has ball fields, a pool, a community garden, and a playground. The community garden and playground are at the Holly Lane entrance to the park.
Also known as: Elwyn John Wildlife Sanctuary
Address (approximate): 1500 Kittredge Park Rd NE, Atlanta GA 30329
Cost of admission: None
Approximate miles of trails: 1.5
Hours: 7:00am to sunset
Miles from downtown Atlanta: 8
MARTA directions: Take the 30 bus from Lindbergh Station to Briarcliff Rd NE @ Woodlake Dr NE. Walk southeast on N Druid Hills. Turn right on Kittredge Park Rd and walk to the end.
Parking: Free parking is available at the end of Kittredge Park Rd. Street parking is also available off of Holly Ln near the playground.
Trail surface: Natural/mulch
Blazes/markings: There are some signs to mark the loop trail
Guidebook mentions: Chapter 10 in Hiking Atlanta's Hidden Forests (1st edition)
Ballfields and pool
There are several restaurants, a Target, a drug store, and two gas stations at or near the intersection of N Druid Hills and Briarcliff, about a 10-minute walk from the Kittredge Park Dr. trailhead.
For more photos, see my flickr album.
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Updated November 5, 2016 & October 3, 2018