1. North Ridge Trail Greenway
This National Recreation Trail, designated in 1973, traverses
ridge-side woodland and creeks.
The trail is mostly sheltered from house and roads.
A wide variety of wildlife and native
plants inhabit the area.
The main trail is blazed white, the Delaware Loop is blazed red,
one side trail is blazed yellow, and accesses are blazed blue.
Natural wooded path
Elevation: 830' to 1160'
Difficulty: Difficult (1850' cumulative climb)
Handicap Access: No
Main trail 7.7 miles one way; ancillary trails, 2.6 miles
Endicott Ln; Englewood Ln; Outer Dr at Georgia Ave or Delaware Ave;
Orchard Ln; Walker Ln; Wedgewood Rd; Illinois Ave at W. Outer Dr;
W. Outer Dr (west of #852)
Here is an
older map with a little more detail or try the
map (pdf) and article on
North Ridge Trail.
The trail rolls up and down the hollows of the north ridge of Oak Ridge,
not far from the city boundary.
You will have a cumulative climb of about 1850', see
GPS track file or another GPS
There are two
(rock ribs) along the trail and a few small sinkholes.
facebook page for North Ridge Trail.
Report downed trees or other trail problems here or on facebook page.
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