Greenway and Riverside Parks

MLK Greenway Extension Meeting 

Athens Clarke County Unified Government will be hosting an open house on Thursday, June 14th at the Planning Department and a comment form will be open from June 15th to June 28th at midnight. Click here to learn more. 

The Oconee Rivers Greenway is a linear park system that provides wildlife corridors, open spaces and a family friendly multi-use path for the public's enjoyment. Currently, the North Oconee River Greenway System provides 7.25 miles of concrete multi-use path that is designated for non-motorized use.

The Oconee Rivers Greenway Commission is a an appointed group of citizens that serve as advocates for the planning, protection, and enhancement of the Greenway System in Athens-Clarke County.  Please visit the Oconee Rivers Greenway Commission page for information about membership and meetings.

Additional Greenway Connector trails include:

Points of interest along the Greenway include:

Trail Map & More Information

Interested in learning more?  We have a great video that summarizes the ideas, people and origins of the Greenway in Athens.  You can also listen to our podtour  for a more in-depth history of our Greenway and the rivers that it helps protect.

Would you like to play an active role in the protection and planning for our future greenway system?  Please visit the Oconee Rivers Greenway Commission page for information about current commission openings.

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