It's true, Atlanta loves to consume the best food, drinks and entertainment, but we Atlantans also enjoy burning off some steam in the great outdoors. This week's Best of Atlanta poll found out where your favorite hiking trails are around town.

Vote: What is the best hike around Atlanta?

Atlanta is surrounded by great places for hiking. If you’re willing to drive a little bit, you can enjoy some amazing trails in North Georgia, especially for fall leaves.

»RELATED: 7 of the best fall color hikes in the state

That’s why we’re polling AJC readers for their favorite hike around metro Atlanta.

For those interested in getting outdoors before the weather gets too cold, see what our readers called the best hike in Atlanta last year, or our roundup of the five best longer hikes.

If you’re driving up to North Georgia, there are beautiful mountain trails and amazing adventures in a mountain town. You can also take an easy hike to Atlanta’s waterfalls or take up the challenge of a tough Georgia trail.

If you’d like to submit a write-in nominee for best hike in Atlanta, please email your pick to

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