Let’s Be Friends!
“One touch of nature
makes the whole world kin”
Friends of Carrollton GreenBelt, LLC,
is a member-driven, grassroots organization responsible for creating an environmentally sensitive trail system in Carrollton while promoting health, fitness, and livability by integrating transportation with recreation.
Laura Richards founds the Friends of Carrollton GreenBelt
Construction begins near Ben Scott Boulevard and the Carrollton City Schools’ campus.
First Ribbon Cutting & 5K
First official 5K run held on the Trail to celebrate the opening of the Lakeshore section of the GreenBelt.
Construction begins at Hobbs Farm Park.
GreenBelt comes to UWG
Work begins on the University of West Georgia campus.
Walkers/bikers can now safely cross 4 lanes of traffic from Lake Carroll and East Carrollton Parks and Recreation complex towards Cedar Street
Construction of the boardwalk around Sunset Hills begins.
Construction begins along the Carrollton Bypass/Hwy166
Tanner and Southwire
Work begins around the hospital and industrial campuses of Tanner Health System and Southwire Company
Newnan Road Tunnel
Construction begins to connect Ayers Dairy section with Old Newnan Road Trailhead
Georgia Trail Summit
The annual trail summit is hosted in Carrollton
McIntosh Plaza Section
Construction begins behind Target and Publix
Last Concrete Pour
The last 6-feet of trail are poured on the Rome Street section of the trail
Big Event Ribbon Cutting
Official trail opening hosted at Hobbs Farm Park – celebrating with a 5K and a bike ride!