The Swan Creek Greenway Trail passes beside the gently flowing waters of Swan Creek stretching from the Athens SportsPlex to U.S. Highway 72. Explorers will enjoy the covered bridge and other pastoral sites for photo opportunities - so don't forget your camera.
Accessible to walkers, strollers and bicycles - this gentle trail paved with crushed stone is stroll through nature. A variety of trees tower over the trail and wildflowers and wildlife are abundant as well. It's not unusual to encounter deer on or near the trail or an occasional Grey Heron strolling the waters of the creek fishing. Birdwatchers will enjoy the chance to glimpse a variety of songbirds, Kingfishers, Pipers and more.
Athens SportsPlex 1403 US-31, Athens, AL 35611 Note: Travel to the southwest corner for trailhead.
Swan Creek Park 100 U.S. Highway 31N Athens, AL 35611 Note: This is the midway point on the trail and is also the access to the track, playground and pavilion.
Southern Trailhead Note: Accessible via the turn-in for Lowe's and traveling east on access road.