CityGuide - 19 places to bask in Atlanta's greenery
The city in the forest' keeps its tree canopy on fleek
By Rodney CarmichaelWednesday July 29, 2015 04:00 am EDT
Trees are nothing to sneeze at in Atlanta — except during pollen season, of course. The “Atlanta Tree Canopy” even has its own Wikipedia entry and a 38-year-old protection ordinance within city limits. We’re that serious about our leafy friends. Our collective obsession has earned Atlanta a national rep as “the city in the forest,” while giving us plenty of reason to throw shade at less arbor-endowed metropolises. To bask in our glory, just look up. But if fuller communion is what you seek, here are 19 places to soak up the city’s preferred, and most preserved, natural resource.