Mount Paran

Mt. Paran is home to some of Atlanta’s most successful professionals as well as many young families.

Welcome to Mt Paran

Refined Buckhead neighborhood featuring magnificent homes

Mt. Paran is a highly desirable neighborhood in Atlanta’s Buckhead District offering quiet luxury in a peaceful setting. Mt. Paran’s stunning properties include palatial estates and magnificent mansions. Characterized by expansive private lots with manicured gardens, Mt. Paran’s breathtaking estates are often used as filming locations for movies and television shows. The neighborhood is almost exclusively residential with the sole exception of the delightfully old-fashioned Country Store. Homes are within easy reach of Buckhead’s numerous shopping, dining, and entertainment options, with many also within walking distance of the sprawling wilderness of the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. 

What to Love​​​​​​​

  • Palatial estates and magnificent mansions 
  • Cadence Bank Amphitheatre concerts 
  • Chastain Park and Chattahoochee River recreation 
  • Close to Buckhead’s shopping and dining options

People & Lifestyle

Mt. Paran is home to some of Atlanta’s most successful professionals as well as many young families. The neighborhood has a refined yet relaxed vibe with lots of local activities. Together, Chastain Memorial Park and Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area provide an abundance of outdoor recreation.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Mt. Paran Country Store has been a cornerstone of the community since 1906. Serving tasty breakfast biscuits and sandwiches for lunch, the store is housed within a rustic log cabin that makes for a great photo opportunity. 

Chastain Memorial Park is the largest city park in Atlanta, extending over 268 acres on the east side of Mt. Paran. The park is ringed by a three-mile trail and offers a huge variety of amenities. Its sports and recreational facilities include a swimming pool, a tennis center, ball fields, playgrounds, and a gymnasium. The park is also dotted with picnic shelters and grilling areas. Chastain Park Golf Course is an 18-hole public course within the park featuring a scenic landscape of rolling hillsides. Chastain Horse Park offers horse boarding, therapeutic riding programs, and riding lessons for all ages and ability levels. Chastain Arts Center features an exhibition gallery and regular art classes and workshops. 

Cadence Bank Amphitheatre at Chastain Park is Atlanta’s oldest outdoor music venue. A diverse lineup of music and comedy performances are held at the park each year between April and October. Summertime performances from the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra are a regular annual highlight. Since the amphitheater opened in 1944, it has hosted some of the biggest names in music, from legends such as Aretha Franklin, Bob Dylan, Diana Ross, Frank Sinatra, and Johnny Cash to contemporary acts including Fifth Harmony and Billie Eilish. Chastain Park Spring Arts and Crafts Festival brings around 185 artists and artisans to the park each year. This free festival also features gourmet food trucks, live music, and an area with special activities for kids. ​​​​​​

Things to Do

Tophat Soccer Club has played a significant part in the Buckhead community since 1982. This girls’ soccer club runs a Little Hatter Program for ages four to nine and a variety of camps, clinics, and club teams for age groups up to the under-19 level. Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area spans 10,500 acres along a 48-mile stretch of the Chattahoochee River to Mt. Paran’s east. Popular activities include canoeing, kayaking, and fishing on the river as well as hiking along the paths surrounding it. The recreation area is home to diverse plant and animal species such as beautiful blooming yellow trout lilies, soaring ospreys, and roaming white-tailed deer.


Mt. Paran belongs to the Atlanta Public School District. Highlights include:

  • Jackson Elementary, Public, PK-5 
  • Sutton Middle School, Public, 6-8 
  • North Atlanta High School, Public, 9-12 
  • Atlanta International School, Private, PK-12