Walking at Emory

As one of the nation's most beautiful college campuses, Emory is a great place to walk. Whether you work for Emory University or Emory Healthcare, there are many places to explore.

Walking Groups

Walking groups, led by Emory health and wellness team members or wellness champions, meet at various times and locations throughout the year:

  • Meet Me @ Lullwater
  • Meet Me @ the Quad
  • Meet Me @ the Tunnel
  • Meet Me @ Blomeyer

Upcoming Walking Groups

Join us for one of our 6-week summer walking groups. These groups will meet every Wednesday, June 12 - July 17, 2019.

Meet Me @ the Quad: An early morning outdoor walking group to take advantage of the cooler morning temperatures around the Quad! Wednesdays at 7:30 am. Register.

Meet Me @ the Tunnel: - An indoor walking group through Emory University Hospital’s animated tunnel, Wednesdays at 12:00 pm. Register.

University Campus Walking Tour

All new Emory University employees are invited to take a walking tour of campus. Walking tours usually occur on the Thursdays after the New Employee Welcome Sessions and are led by a member of Emory's Health and Wellness team. Bring walking shoes. Pre-registration is required and all employees can sign up for any tour at any time.

Sign up for the walking tour

Walking Places

Whether you are participating in a walking meeting with a co-worker, joining one of our walking groups or just setting out on your own, Emory has several unique walking areas to enjoy:

Lullwater Preserve

Explore different walking routes within this 154-acre preserve with beautiful trees, green spaces and a lake. The preserve is also home to home to an English Tudor mansion where the university president lives. The Meet Me @ Lullwater Walking Group meets here weekly in the fall and spring.

View Lullwater Preserve trail map
walking group at Lullwater Preserve

The Tunnel

The tunnel between Emory University Hospital and the Emory Clinic is a great place to walk indoors if the weather is cold or rainy. The tunnel walls are decorated with Healthy Emory thematic murals which include wellness tips and information about outdoor activities throughout Georgia.

View Tunnel trail map
people walking in the tunnel

The Quad

Located in the heart of Emory's main campus, the Quad, a beautiful green space, provides a nice, easy walk location that is just within steps for many Emory University and Emory University Hospital employees.

View Quad trail map
Emory Quad

Emory Healthcare Walking Areas

Walking areas are located at many Emory Healthcare facilities including Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital and Emory Johns Creek Hospital.

View Saint Joseph's trail map
sign at Emory Saint Joseph's Walking Trail

Sustainability Maps

These interactive maps display parks, preserves, green spaces and nature trails at Emory, as well as fitness routes, bike rack locations, and Cliff shuttle and MARTA routes.

View Sustainability maps
bridge at Lullwater Park