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Big River Trail: River Line

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4.5 mile 7.2 kilometer point to point
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Elevation

Ascent: 101' 31 m
Descent: -57' -17 m
High: 277' 84 m
Low: 227' 69 m

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Max Grade: 6% (4°)

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Five miles of great views on a trail that hugs the bank of the Mississippi River along the parks in downtown Memphis.

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Features Birding · Views · Wildlife

Family Friendly River Garden features include picnic tables, swings, and interactive nests for exploring.

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Located along the riverfront in downtown Memphis, the River Line has close access to downtown cafes, restaurants, museums, and other attractions.

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Beginning at the Wolf River Greenway and ending at the Big River Crossing, follow the signs along the Big River Trail through the Greenbelt, Mud Island, Fourth Bluff, Beale Street Landing, and Tom Lee Park. Along the route, stop by the River Garden that features native meadow plantings, life-sized birds nests, an event pavilion, and a playful treehouse.

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#18,845

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River Line
Nov 16, 2018 near Memphis, TN

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