Visitor Guide

Jackson Hill Trail System

402 Civic Center Drive, Rome, GA 30161



Dawn to Dusk

Historic Jackson Hill was the location of Fort Norton, an earthen fortification system which defended Rome during the Civil War. During the Great Depression, the area was redeveloped by the Works Progress Administration, which included the Rome Civic Center, rock bridges and an amphitheater (now the Labyrinth of Rome).

Jackson Hill


      • Winding trails provide a quiet getaway just blocks from Downtown Rome.
      • Popular for hikers and mountain biking
      • Most of the trails are fully shaded
      • Outdoor exhibits include the Boswell Cabin Trailhead, a cotton gin, replicas of Civil War-era cannons, the Noble Brothers Foundry Lathe and a Corliss Steam Engine.
      • Interpretive markers tell the story of the Civil War in Rome.
      • Rome Labyrinth is one of the most beautiful and unique of its kind Learn More
      • Georgia’s Rome Welcome Center & Gift Shop is located adjacent to the trails


            • Parking is free and there is ample parking


View trail map (PDF)

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