Cricket Frog Trail is currently being developed along a 15-mile railroad corridor running from Covington to Newborn. The rail trail presents a special opportunity for trail development in Newton County. Rail trails provide a gentle grade for easy biking and walking through areas not usually seen by car. Long-distance trails provide many benefits to communities.
The Turkey Creek-Yellow River Trail is a proposed multi-use trail running from Porterdale past the Newton County Career Academy and Porter Hall along the Yellow River to Turner Lake Complex in Covington. Newton Trails successfully advocated for the inclusion of the proposed trail on Newton County's 2017 SPLOST.
Newton Trails organizes trail workdays, applies for grants, and partners with local governments to maintain and enhance trails in Newton County. Find a safe place to ride a bike, a new route for your run or an unpaved path through the woods. Trail desciptions and maps are available.