4. Emory Valley Greenway

Description: 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.
Trail surface: asphalt
Elevation: 798' to 862'
Difficulty: Easy
Handicap Access: No elevation profile
Distance: 3.1 miles one way (1.7 miles to loop split)
Main Entrances: Melton Lake Dr at Emory Valley Rd; Small parking area at Cascade Lane; Briarcliff Avenue near Food Lion
Uses: Walk/jog, pets, bicycles, skates/rollerblades

Map legend/rules

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).

See a bit of history of Emery Road and the Emory Valley greenway (2/06) and D. Ray Smith's Emery Road history, also see the 1890 TN topo maps


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