The Oak Ridge Greenways are linear parks or open spaces
established along natural corridors that provide quiet walkways
and bicycle paths.
GREENWAYS OAK RIDGE
- What's new
- 6/2/71 $1.2 million rails-to-trails grant
- 3/27/2017 wild fire along Sinkhole trail, North Boundary, see
- February, 2017, Heritage Center greenway extended,
- News-Sentinel hiking BORCE January, 2016
- October, 2015, addition of 1.4 miles of single-track (Sinkhole trail) in North Bounary
off of Big Oak trail
- August, 2015, viewing deck with spotting scope on northern end of loop of
Worthington Cemetery greenway
- Summer, 2015, addition of 1.7 miles of single-track (Gheen trail) in BORCE off of Twisted
- April, 2015, addition to Heritage Center greenways,
West Knox to Oak Ridge greenway
- Sep 13, 2013
Heritage Center Greenway area certified by National Wildlife Federation
and greenway map
- August 3, 2013 an iPhone google greenways map for mobile-device browsers (geolocate)
- May 23, 2012, Melton Lake Greenway phase IV dedication
- April, 2012, Melton Lake Greenway extended to 5.6 miles
- February, 2012, new trail added to North Boundary,
1.3 mile Big Oak Trail
- construction begins on Melton Lake
Phase IV, June, 2011,
western end paved November, 2011
- January, 2011 -- 2 miles of new single track in BORCE
- D. Ray Smith's Oak Ridger articles on history of Oak
- March, 2009, new
Gallaher Trail (1.3 miles) opened in North Boundary,
west of water tower
and trail info
- $650K received for Phase IV of Melton Lake Greenway 8/9/05
Oak Ridger article
- walk all the greenways and earn a
Secret City Trekker patch
- January '03, Greenways Trail brochure published
Come join us!
The Greenways committee meets the second Wednesday of each month at 6 pm in the
Craft Room of the Oak Ridge Civic Center.
Guests are welcome.
Greenways Oak Ridge
P.O. Box 6961
Oak Ridge, TN 37831
Black Oak Ridge
accesses since Jan 1, 2002.
Authored by Tom Dunigan
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