Georgia's Rome Outdoor Pass
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You win prizes just by having fun! Check in at six locations to receive a TRED water bottle. Check in at all 14 locations and receive a custom Georgia’s Rome T-shirt.
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How this Pass Works
Step 1 - Get Your Pass
This mobile exclusive passport is a collection of curated outdoor locations offering check-in opportunities towards winning prizes.
Step 2 - Receive Text
Your passport will be instantly delivered to your phone via text and email and is ready to use immediately! There is no app to download. Your pass can be saved to your phone’s home screen for easy one-tap access.
Step 3 - Redeem
When visiting a participating location, ensure that your location services are enabled on your smart device and press the "check-in" button to win prizes!
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The trailhead is located at the Eastside Parking lot at AdventHealth Stadium. This section of ECO Greenway links you to Ridge Ferry Park. There is a porta potty at the trailhead, it is 1.75 miles to the main playground and restrooms at Ridge Ferry Park (3.5 miles out and back), however this trail extends for miles beyond the park and into downtown Rome if you want to go further. Plan your visit during the spring and summer to see tomorrow's stars at a Rome Braves Game (season runs from April to September). The stadium also offers RV camping by the river that includes water and power. The multi-purpose trail is popular for both walking and biking.Show more
Berry College - Old Mill
The Old Mill is located on the mountain campus at Berry College. Ask for a map to the Old Mill at the welcome center check-in gate. See one of the largest wooden overshot waterwheels in the world at 42 feet in diameter and located on one of the most beautiful college campuses in the world! There are several trails nearby the mill, including the 1.1 mile trail to the reservoir that feeds water into the waterwheel when the mill is in operation. There are over 10 different trails on the campus ranging from easy to very difficult. There are several mountain biking trails.Show more
Cave Spring Rolater Park & Cave
Tour the family-friendly natural limestone cave in Cave Spring located in Rolater Park just off the town square. (Cave admission $2, open spring and summer). You can stop by year-round to collect fresh spring water in front of the cave – remember to bring empty jugs! Rolater Lake is open for swimming Fri-Sun during summer months. The Pinhoti Trail also runs through the park. There are several historic structures and picnic areas in the park. Historic Downtown Cave Spring is just down the street and offers shopping and dining.Show more
Located on East Second Street, the parking lot is located on the hill beside the Clocktower. Plan your visit for the first Saturday of the month, April to September, if you want to tour the interior tower murals that depict the history of Rome. During the tour, you can also climb the 107 steps to the top for 360 views of the city. Tickets: $10. Enjoy the pollinator gardens that encompass the hill and bloom year-round. Walk the surrounding neighborhood streets to see Victorian homes, many that date back to the late 1800's.Show more
ECO Greenway - Kingfisher Trail
The trailhead for the Kingfisher Trail is located at the same parking lot for Myrtle Hill at the corner of Branham Ave and S. Broad. A nice 1.4 mile walk takes you down the Kingfisher Trail for beautiful views of the Etowah River. Follow the trail until you cross the bridge and it intersects with the Silver Creek trail. Take a left after crossing the bridge onto the Silver Creek Trail and continue straight to cross the Bob Moore Bridge. Walk straight to cross the rail road tracks, then turn left onto E 1st Ave. Continue ahead on E 1st Ave and turn left onto Broad Street, then cross the S. Broad Street bridge back to the trailhead parking lot located at the corner of S. Broad and Branham Ave. The multi-purpose trail is popular for both walking and biking.Show more
ECO Greenway - Mount Berry Trail
The trailhead parking lot is located behind the US Post Office on Coligni Way just off US 27/Martha Berry. Once you enter the trail, keep left at the fork to stay on the Mount Berry Trail (if you fork to the right the connection leads you to downtown Rome.) The scenic trail follows the Oostanaula River with views of rolling hills, cattle, beavers, scenic ponds and birds. There are 1.8 miles of paved multi-purpose trail (3.6 miles out and back). There are no restrooms on the trail and there is no public access to the Berry College Campus. (A future connection is planned to be completed in Spring of 2023 that links this trail to AdventHealth Stadium). The multi-purpose trail is popular for both walking and biking.Show more
GE Trails at Garrard Park - Bob & Peggy Moore Walking Trail
The trailhead is located beside the parking lot. The Bob and Peggy Moore Walking Trail is 1.2 miles, partially shaded and is an easy walking trail that loops around several other mountain bike trails at the park. A map at the trailhead notes the walking trail entrance with good signage marking all the other trails. Trail difficulty is marked on the map. There is a composting toilet on-site; ample parking is located at the park.Show more
Georgia Highlands College - Paris Lake Trail
Access Paris Lake by entering the campus from Booze Mountain Road. The entrance road leads straight to a designated parking area. You may also access the lake by entering the campus from the main entrance on Cedartown Hwy; take a right at the end of the entry road and follow the road to the back of the campus; you'll see the lake and road leading to parking. A 1.85 mile gravel trail loops around the lake. The 55-acre lake is great for fishing, kayaking, canoing. and bird watching. There are no restrooms.Show more
Jackson Hill Trail - Lee's Loop
A trailhead sign with a system map marks the start of the trail, just beside the parking lot on Jackson Hill. Lee's Loop is 1.8 miles and circles through the Jackson Hill Trail System. The undulating trail is almost completely shaded and loops around several other marked trails in the system. Follow red signs for Lee's Loop to stay on the trail. Historic Jackson Hill was the location of Fort Norton, an earthen fortification system which defended Rome during the Civil War. Interpretive markers at the base of Jackson Hill tell the story of the Civil War in Rome. The Georgia's Rome Welcome Center and Gift Shop is located at the same location and is a helpful resource for trail maps and sights to see while in Rome.Show more
The trailhead parking lot is located on Horseleg Creek Road; there is a small road sign before the entrance. Marshall Forest is the only virgin forest within city limits of any city in the USA. Two nature trails are located within the forest, with one a complete ADA Braille Trail. The trails are self-guided and travel on the southwest side of the forest, with plant identification tags and 20 stations with plaques written in Braille and English. The trail can be easily walked in 30 minutes. There are no restrooms.Show more
Parking is located across from Myrtle Hill on the corner of Branham Ave and S. Broad. Follow the natural paths and stairs that weave to the top of Myrtle Hill. Enjoy some of the best views of Rome from the top of Myrtle Hill. The cemetery was founded in 1857 and is the burial home of numerous notable people. Download the free Myrtle Hill App for a self-guided tour. You can also download the tree tour map to identify over 50 different species of trees.Show more
Oak Hill & Martha Berry Museum
General Admission is required to tour the home and estate. Open Mon-Sat, 10 am to 3 pm. Admission is $5 Adults, $4 Seniors, $2 Non-Berry students (1st grade - college). Admission to the Martha Berry Museum is free. Reserve your admission online. Check in at The Martha Berry Museum upon arrival. Oak Hill is the Greek revival home of Martha Berry, founder of Berry College who is one of the most prominent women of the first half of the twentieth century. Visit the gardens surrounding the home that were beautifully designed to compliment the home's architecture.Show more
River Confluence - Robert Redden Footbridge
Park nearby at Heritage Park Boat Ramp and walk through the park to the trail at the top of the levee. Once you've reached the top of the levee, look right and you'll see the bridge. Walk to the middle of the bridge for the best views of the river confluence. The bridge once rotated on its central pier to allow steamboats to pass and is often referred to as “The Lock Bridge”. Guests are welcome to leave locks connected on the bridge to mark a special moment in time. The rectangular arrangement of lights on the side of the bridge truss forms an American Flag which shines bright at night. The bridge is a connection on the ECO Greenway that follows the rivers through downtown Rome and beyond.Show more
Rome-Floyd ECO Center and Wetland Demonstration Area
Located inside Ridge Ferry Park, there is a large parking lot beside the center; parking is free and admission to the center is free. View live animal exhibits inside the center and learn about the area's local ecology. Experience the natural wonder of the nearby wetland demonstration area (located on the left as you drive into the park). Plan your visit when the center is open, Monday to Friday, 1-4 pm and the last Saturday of the month 10 am-2 pm (March-October), or during one of the many special educational events hosted throughout the year.Show more