Hikes4HealthREI# -Ten area destinations for local hiking

Greenspace Leaders Alliance is promoting ten area destinations for local hiking and encouraging healthy life-styles in the outdoors. They have joined forces with national recreation retailer REI & Kaiser Permanente for a social media campaign encouraging the public to hike, walk, or jog ten trails in their ten greenspaces over the next ten months. Get ready to put on your athletic shoes for the Hikes for Health Challenge.


Organizations participating in the Challenge:

• Blue Heron Nature Preserve

• Chastain Park Conservancy

• Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy

• Chattahoochee Nature Center • Dunwoody Nature Center

• Friends of Lost Corner

• Livable Buckhead

• Parks Cobb County

• Parks and Recreation Coalition (PARC) of Brookhaven

• Sandy Springs Conservancy

Each greenspace has submitted one trail for the Hikes For Health Challenge.

Check out this map to find your way to the trails.

Download your kit here.

Hikes for Health Challenge launches in the metropolitan Atlanta area during National Wellness Month in August from this shared vision of trails by the ten greenspace organizations and REI. Participants are encouraged to use #HikesForHealthREI in social media postings after walking, jogging, or hiking a trail from each greenspace organization.

Register for the Hikes for Health Challenge and qualify for a $250 REI gift card that will be raffled in June 2021 using the link featured in social media postings for participating organizations and in REI newsletters. This campaign culminates with the selection of a Grand Prize winner in spring 2021 with a $250 REI gift card plus prizes from the greenspace organizations. Take a step toward wellness and join the Hikes for Health Challenge. For more details and registration,visit

https://hikesforhealthchallenge.splashthat.com #HikesForHealthREI REI and Kaiser Permanente are supporting. Created thru the broader, regional park umbrella group Greenspace Leaders Alliance