Wolf River Greenway - Cycling

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Summary

The Wolf River Greenway Trail is a convenient and friendly cycling, running, and walking path that extends from Midtown to Shelby Farms Park, and will eventually encompass a 30-mile route through the city.

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David Le

Distance

30.0 miles

This trail will eventually extend to a total of 30 miles.

Destination Distance From Downtown

11.7 miles

Difficulty

2 of 5 diamonds

Time To Complete

1 hours

Seasonality

All Seasons

Dog Friendly

On Leash Only

Fees Permits

No

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Review

Intro

Located alongside the popular Wolf River is the Wolf River Greenway Trail. Mostly shaded with views of Memphis ponds, serene wildlife habitats, and lush timberlands, this recreational artery of asphalt will leave pedestrians in awe. The winding 10-foot wide paved trail is suitable for all interests whether you prefer to cycle, run, hike, or just want to get out there for a stroll. As the Greenway lies parallel to Shelby Farms Park, you can cross Wolf River BLVD to enter Shelby Farms main entrance if you are on the western side of the trail – Where you can extend your daily outings.

Currently, the Greenway Trail in Memphis city limits extends from Walnut Grove Road eastward to Germantown city limits along the southern bank of the Wolf River. City of Germantown has completed from Cameron Brown Park westward to Memphis city limits.  Future additions to the Greenway are in various stages of design and construction. 

What Makes It Great

Throughout the trail, you will find scenic rest areas where you can grab a quick breath. Benches are posted along the banks of the Wolf River—one of the most popular rivers here in Memphis. Kayaks and canoes tend to glide down this river where you can see another popular hobby here around the Mid-South.

Who is Going to Love It

The Greenway Trail is a friendly trail that accepts all levels of experience. Whether it's running, walking, or cycling, this is a place for you.

Directions, Parking, & Regulations

There are a few parking lots along Wolf River BLVD for visitors. Chick-Fil-A on Germantown Parkway welcomes visitors as well – You can find the Germantown entrance to the trail if you park at this location.

- No motorized vehicles

- Runners, walkers, cyclists, and hikers are all welcome

- Yielding is very important as there are other entrances that enter throughout different sections of the Trail

- Dogs must be on a leash for others safety

- No fishing or swimming is allowed in any bodies of water

- Horseback riding is prohibited

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Location

Wolf River Greenway

Walnut Grove Road
Memphis, TN, 38120
35.13475, -89.842509

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