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Candler Park

Candler Park is a 135-acre of the nature trail park which was designed in late 1950’s through the Kiwanis Club that is situated in northeast of the Atlanta in Dunwoody section. Various outdoor amenities get offered such as swimming pool, fishing, tennis courts, football fields, grill, picnic tables, and baseball. The park is mainly named after the Murphy Candler who usually served Georgia House as well as Georgia Senate. They even served as the chair of commission of Georgia State Railroad. His son named as Scott Candler even played a key an important role in establishment of the park such as Stone Mountain.

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From the specific parking area also where is the pavilion, trail begins at entrance after the crossing of dam across known as Nancy Creek. However, taking concrete path, trail leads away from parking lot as well as onto the crossing at first bridge. This bridge is also made of the wooden planks through the railing of iron hand. When you step from bridge, make the right turn as well as proceed with path onto lakeshore.

The footpath enters into woods which is at .4 miles on the trip so you will also encounter the sections of root-bound with rocky terrain.