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 are led by Emory health and wellness team members or wellness champions. 

Wednesday In Person or Virtual Walking Group

August 17, 2022 – September 21, 2022, join us for this 6-week walking series and participate in person or virtually to stay active whether you are working from home or in the office. We will have unique themes to keep you engaged with your fellow Wednesday walkers. 

Complete the submission form each week to be entered into the weekly gift card drawing. Participate in 5 of 6 walks and you will be entered to win a new Fitbit! 

In person:

  • Blomeyer Health Fitness Center, Indoor Track, 12:00 pm – Meet at the front desk (no membership needed)

  • The Tunnel (Emory University Hospital & Emory Clinic) 12:00 pm – Meet at the Emory University Hospital 1st Floor Tunnel Entrance (Map) 

  • Emory Decatur Hospital, 12:00 pm - Meet at the Bill Thrasher/Sycamore entrance  

  • Emory Long-Term Acute Care (ELTAC), 12:00 pm - Meet at the 2nd floor security desk 

  • Emory Hillandale Hospital, 12:30 pm - Meet at the front fountain

  • Emory Johns Creek Hospital 12:00 pm - Meet outside the main entrance

Virtual: Anytime and anywhere on Wednesday.

Walk independently or with a group while enjoying fun themes from Wednesday, August 17, 2022 – September 21, 2022. These walks can be completed at any time during the day or at times listed above for the in-person locations. 



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