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blue Rockdale River Trail

Trail

9.2 mile 14.9 kilometer point to point
Paved Path
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 463' 141 m
Descent: -492' -150 m
High: 831' 253 m
Low: 656' 200 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 10% (5°)

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Leashed
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Trail shared by Clint Fowler

Big hills and plenty of distance on paved, well maintained trail.

Clint Fowler

Features Fall Colors · Lake · River/Creek · Views · Wildlife

Open from dawn until dusk 7 days a week.

Need to Know

Come prepared for hills, and hot, sunny days in the summer. Two restrooms along this route.

Description

Beginning at the Monastery of the Holy Spirit, and winding up to Panola Mountain State Park the Rockdale County Trail is connected to Arabia Mountain Trail, and continues much farther north, in multiple directions.

This segment winds over iron and wooden bridges, along flowing creeks, scenic Alexander Lake, massive fields, rocky outcroppings, and beautiful pine forest.

Flora & Fauna

Plenty of pine and deciduous trees, mossy rocks, lichen, and lush, grassy fields. Prepare to see deer, snakes, bugs galore, and all matter of small, furry critters.

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