4. Emory Valley Greenway
This fairly level greenway lies a few feet off Emory Valley Road
and runs through a natural area along a backwater of Melton Hill
Reservoir and along a creek.
Elevation: 798' to 862'
Handicap Access: No
3.1 miles one way (1.7 miles to loop split)
Melton Lake Dr at Emory Valley Rd;
Small parking area at Cascade Lane;
Briarcliff Avenue near Food Lion
Walk/jog, pets, bicycles, skates/rollerblades
In 2005, the greenway was converted to asphalt and extended along
Emory Valley Road to sidewalk at west end of Briarcliff (dash line on map).
a bit of history of Emery Road and
the Emory Valley greenway (2/06) and D. Ray Smith's
history, also see the 1890 TN
Black Oak Ridge
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