Melton Lake Greenway/Haw Ridge

One of the best reasons to live in Oak Ridge is our 63 miles of greenway trails. The fully-paved segment that connects the Melton Lake Greenway to Haw Ridge Park has become a favorite with my family. Today, I rode a bike for the first time in probably 20 years. I forgot how fun that is!  We also spotted a local celebrity when we stopped for a picnic lunch. Take a look!

 

Edgmoor Access Point
Edgmoor Access Point

 

Bret helped Mr. Griffith haul the broken glass down the road to the trash.
Bret helped Mr. Griffith haul the broken glass down the road to the trash.
Look who we found! The famous Boyce Griffith and his wife! They'd found a huge pile of broken glass and were trying to clean it all up. If you don't know of Boyce, read his awesome story here: http://www.oakridger.com/article/20120427/NEWS/304279990
Look who we found! The famous Boyce Griffith and his wife! They’d found a huge pile of broken glass and were trying to clean it all up. If you don’t know of Boyce, read his awesome story here: http://www.oakridger.com/article/20120427/NEWS/304279990
Stopped for a picnic lunch.
Stopped for a picnic lunch.

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The paved trail connects to a number of the non-paved trails. I took Stormy on this one and she LOVED it!
The paved trail connects to a number of the non-paved trails. I took Stormy on this one and she LOVED it!

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The new boardwalk that connects the Melton Lake segment to the Haw Ridge area
The new boardwalk that connects the Melton Lake segment to the Haw Ridge area

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A job well done!
A job well done!

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3 thoughts on “Melton Lake Greenway/Haw Ridge

  1. I also enjoy the Melton Lake Greenway/HAW Ridge. Need to do more of HAW Ridge when it isn’t muddy, and not get lost! I find it a tad hard to navigate at HAW Ridge on the trails. So many of them overlap it gets a bit confusing.

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