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Dearborn Park Trail

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1-mile trail in the neighborhood park along the banks of Shoal Creek.


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0.7

Miles

1.1

KM

Point to Point

941' 287 m

High

915' 279 m

Low

24' 7 m

Up

28' 9 m

Down

1%

Avg Grade (1°)

5%

Max Grade (3°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Family Friendly Playground near the trailhead with many access points to Shoal Creek along the trail.

Need to Know

Street parking available on Deerwood Drive (at the trailhead), Candler Pointe Way, or Chevelle Lane. There are trash cans at Chevelle Lane, W. Dearborn Circle, and inside the park.

Description

7-acre DeKalb County neighborhood park on the banks of Shoal Creek. Trailhead is on Deerwood Drive, but there are several access points along the trail. Hikers can stay on the singletrack that follows the Shoal Creek or meander to the paved path to the west of the creek.

Flora & Fauna

Blue heron, barred owls, hawks, coyotes, brown snakes (non-venomous), and many species of amphibians, including snapping turtles and frogs.

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Shared By:

Ryan Spr

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in Atlanta

#35133

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#512

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One of several access to Shoal Creek along the trail.
Mar 28, 2022 near Belvede…, GA
City of Decatur paved the main trail with asphalt in the summer of 2020
Mar 28, 2022 near Belvede…, GA
Access to Shoal Creek near the trailhead (next to the playground)
Mar 28, 2022 near Belvede…, GA

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