A Bit About The Silver Comet Trail

The 61+ Mile Trail of The Silver Comet Trail, has a beginning, or an end, in the City of Smyrna Georgia at the Mavell Road Trailhead at mile marker O. This trail spans from North Atlanta to the West Chief Ladiga trail (33 Mile Trail) at the Georgia-Alabama state line travels through Cobb, Paulding, and Polk counties.

Map Of The Silver Comet Trail Smyrna GA

Did you know that the trail traces the route of the “Silver Comet” passenger train line that operated from
1947 to 1969. It is fully paved rail-trails built on abandoned railroad lines and only has a 2% grade elevation
which makes it a great place to jog and exercise. The Silver Comet Trail Ad


After the Department of Transportation (DOT) purchased the land in 1992, construction on the trail began in 1998 and the rail-to-trail conversion was completed in 2008.


Did you know that if you really want to bike ride and do not own a bike, at mile marker 4.2, visit The Silver Comet Depot which rents, sells and repairs bicycles. The Depot is located at 4342 Floyd Road, Mableton, GA 30126.


More Silver Comet Trail Resources

History Of Silver Comet Trail

About North Georgia Silver Comet Trail

About The Silver Comet Rail Train

Silver Comet Trail MAP

Directions: From I-285 Take exit 15 for GA-280/S Cobb Dr toward Smyrna. Turn left onto GA-280 N/S Cobb Dr. Turn left onto Cooper Lake Rd SE. Turn left onto Mavell Road.