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

Wednesday In Person or Virtual Walking Group

Walking on Wednesdays is offered in person or virtually each Wednesday with weekly themes to keep everyone engaged. The next series begins on September 22, 2021 through October, 27 2021.

Enjoy the cooler weather and stay active whether you are in the office or working from home. Earn 100 points towards your Healthy Emory Connect account weekly just for participating. Fun weekly themes will also earn you bonus points. If you participate in 5 of 6 walks you will receive 1000 points!

In person walks on Wednesday will take place at Lullwater Preserve at 12:00pm.

Virtual walking can take place anytime on Wednesdays at any location, just be sure to submit your picture of your walk.


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