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Rockmart Trailhead - Map & Text Directions

Directions - Overview

  • Rockmart trail access is in the city of Rockmart in Polk County, Georgia
  • Hwy-278 is northwest of Atlanta, and runs east to west towards Alabama

Directions

  • Note: Highway-278 mile markers start over in every county
  • Go to mile marker 27-28 on Hwy-278 in Polk County
  • Between mile marker 27-28, you'll find
    • A signal tower
    • Coot's Lake
    • 4-way intersection (Hwy-278, Coot's Lake Rd, and Old Atlanta Hwy)
  • Turn towards the signal tower onto old Atlanta hwy
    • East-bound side of Hwy-278
    • Old Atlanta Hwy turns into Piedmont Ave
  • Go approximately 3.4 miles on Old Atlanta Hwy/Piedmont Ave, and turn left on Elm St
    • Elm St is a 3-way red light
    • Across from Second Baptist Church
  • Go 0.5 miles on Elm St
  • Turn Left on Marble St
    • You'll be in downtown Rockmart
    • Travel 1 block and turn on the first right (East Church Street, if there is a street sign)
    • Go behind the red brick administrative building with the white columns, and cross over the railroad track
    • Riverwalk park and the Silver Comet trailhead are straight ahead
    • You will see parking spaces and a white covered pedestrian bridge
    • Do not count on the bathooms. Trail users report that the red brick building in front of the trail is often closed.