Description: The 350 acre Forks of the River (formerly, Eastern State) Wildlife Management Area is nestled on the south shore of the Tennessee River. The area is only a few hundred acres and comprised mostly of open fields. A gravel road runs 0.5 miles. Bicycles are restricted to greenways trail Sept 1 - Feb 28.
There are plans to expand and improve the trails, see July 2011 article and Urban Wilderness South Loop map
Also in the area is the Will Skelton Greenway and GPS track. See John Baker's GPS tracks on Google map as he rode the greenway from Island Home park to Forks of the River (2009). Also see Livengood's map and the quarry trails west of Ijam's Georgia Marble trails. Also see 16 miles of Dirty South GPS track elevation profile (Forks of the River, Meades Quarry, and Hastie Park).