Sub-Area 3 Discovery Tour

  • April 15, 2017
  • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Grant Park
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  • Non-members may apply 100% of their registration fee if they join within 72 hours of attending this event

Registration is closed

This tour is now full. We are starting a new series of Sub-area tours on May 14. Please visit our Adventure Calendar for a full list of upcoming events. Thank you.

  • Members pay $5 per tour and many are free
  • Non-member pay  $40 per tour
  • If you join as an Explorer member, you will save enough to pay for your annual membership in just three tours


AB360 is a series of guided walking tours designed for those who would like to get better acquainted with the 45 distinct neighborhoods that lie on or along the Atlanta Beltline. The series consists of ten tours that correspond to the ten sub-areas that make up the make up the Atlanta Beltline Planning Area

The tours last 3-4 hours and typically include a lunch stop somewhere along the line. The routes are mostly flat and paved but you you must be able to walk 5-7 miles at a moderate pace. You may participate in part or all of the route as long as you let our tour guide know in advance.

Again, the emphasis of these tours is to get to know the 45 Beltline neighborhoods better. To accomplish that we will You will get a first-hand look at where the Atlanta Beltline multi-use trail and transit system will go as they make their way through each neighborhood. Interactive route maps will be provided to those who register about one week before the tour date.


This tour begins where the Beltline corridor crosses Hill Street in Chosewood Park. It ends at Beulah Heights University in Ormewood Ave. There will likely be an optional post-hike get-together in Glenwood Park. The entire tour will focus on Sub-area 3.

From Hill Street where Subarea 2 leaves off, the Atlanta BeltLine corridor bisects Subarea 3 just north of Englewood and crosses Boulevard Avenue, Confederate Avenue, and over the arched, brick bridge soaring over Ormewood Avenue almost up to Glenwood Avenue.

Subarea 3 neighborhoods are: Beulah Heights, Boulevard Heights, Chosewood Park, Englewood Manor, Grant Park, and Ormewood Park. Highlights of Subarea 3 include Boulevard Crossing Park, Grant Park (and its associated restaurant area), Zoo Atlanta, the Cyclorama, and stately Victorian homes.


This tour is also available as a private walking, biking or bus tour. If you would like to schedule a private tour for your group, please contact member support for pricing and scheduling. Thank you.


  • You like to explore new areas of town (on foot) with an experienced tour guide
  • You would like to learn more about the history of Atlanta and/or the Atlanta Beltline project
  • You are interested in keeping up with the design and construction of the Atlanta Beltline multi-use trail and transit system
  • You are interested in learning about topics such as land use, mobility and parks as they relate to the Atlanta Beltline project
  • You would like to get a first-hand look at the housing stock that exists in each of the Beltline sub-areas
  • You are interested in getting a better feel for the type of development that is (will be) occurring in the various sub-areas
  • You lead a business / organization and would like to take a group of clients, employees, etc. that is interested in any of the above (see private tours below)


For planning purposes, the Atlanta BeltLine is divided into 10 separate subareas. Each of these areas has undergone an extensive planning process where all considerations for various land uses are mapped out. These maps illustrate these plans, and they include designs for green space, residential and commercial development, transit, and other components. In addition, a map of the tax allocation district shows the impact area for the TAD, created in 2005 to help fund the Atlanta BeltLine project. 



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