5. Gallaher Bend Greenway
This greenway offers a quiet, forested trail with lovely vistas
of Melton Lake.
Because it is on federal land, users must remain on the trail and obey
Gravel, with natural path around loop and short paved section before
Elevation: 805' to 920'
Difficulty: Easy to moderate
Handicap Access: Yes, but gravel surface inhibits wheelchair access
4.5 miles (round trip)
Winter -- gate east of swimming area
Summer -- swimming area parking
Walk/jog, pets, bicycles
This area is closed for deer hunts three weekends each fall
and several spring weekends for turkey hunts.
For 2013, closed dawn til 1 pm, April 6, 12-13 and 20-21.
For exact dates, please refer to reservation
In the fall 2012, the area is closed Oct 20-21, Nov 10-11, Dec 8-9.
In addition, the area is closed the Saturday before each scheduled
hunt weekend for scouting.
deer hunt map.
In 2007, the gravel was extended in the field to the end of the loop.
A bit more info (maps, elevation profile)
mountain bike page.
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