The weather in Adamsville is warm and pleasant in spring and fall and mild in winter. Temperatures are usually above freezing all year round and heavy winter coats are not a requirement. Severe storms including tornadoes and cyclones can occur in the Atlanta region and before heading out with your dog for a long walk, you should ensure that severe weather is not imminent. Summers are hot and humid with temperatures well into the 90-degree Fahrenheit range. Extreme heat can result in heat-related illnesses, so pick shady places to walk, avoid the hottest part of the day, and bring water for you and your dog to drink on long hikes during the summer months.
Adamsville is located on the southwest side of the intersection of Interstate 20 and Interstate 285. The area around these two busy freeways is not a pedestrian-friendly region due to noise and high-speed traffic. If you travel on foot with your pet, keep your pup securely leashed.
There are creeks with natural terrain and wooded areas in the Adamsville neighborhood that provide greenery and habitat for local wildlife. Residential properties in the area are well landscaped with large shady trees and well-kept lawns and gardens. Some residential streets do not have separate sidewalks for pedestrians and pets to walk on and when traveling in these areas, you must share the road with local vehicles. Walk facing oncoming traffic with your dog securely leashed and be vigilant for traffic.
The terrain in Adamsville is hilly. Although most slopes are not very steep, there are plenty of elevation changes to navigate and some routes will require exertion to climb long inclines.
Adamsville Gym Park is located in the Adamsville area and has an older recreation center as well as sports facilities and fields. There are trees and lawns and this small greenway provides a great walking destination in the area. A larger new recreation center and grounds are located nearby with a gymnasium and a 400-meter walking trail that circles the grounds.
A short trip to the southwest takes you to the Herbert Green Park and Utoy Boulder Park. Herbert Green and Utoy Park are large natural wooden reserves with plenty of local wildlife including deer and many birds native to the area. Keep your dog leashed in the parks to avoid having your pup chase or harass local critters.
Dr. Mary Shy Scott Memorial Park is located to the northeast and has tennis courts and a baseball diamond. There are lots of shady spots to enjoy the greenway and paved paths to take in the recreational activities nearby.