Big Creek Greenway

FORSYTH COUNTY GREENWAY

The Big Creek Greenway in Forsyth County is a 12-foot wide concrete and boardwalk path through the woods along the Big Creek spanning approximately 9.6 miles.  The greenway offers a great setting for walking, jogging, biking and inline skating.

ACCESS POINTS

5120 Bethelview Road – parking and bathrooms
4110 Carolene Way at Fowler Park – parking and bathrooms
1622 McFarland Parkway – parking for approximately 50 vehicles and portable bathrooms
5259 Union Hill Road – parking for approximately 25 vehicles and bathrooms

HOURS

March thru October – 6:00 am to 9:30 pm
November thru February – 6:00 am to 7:00 pm

HOW LONG IS THE BIG CREEK GREENWAY?

Phases 1, 2, 3 and 4 of the Big Creek Greenway located in Forsyth County span from McFarland Parkway to Kelly Mill Road for approximately 9.6 miles. When the future Phase 5 is complete, the greenway will span approximately 15 miles in Forsyth County.

 

ALPHARETTA / ROSWELL GREENWAY

The total length of the Big Creek Greenway, from Windward Parkway to Mansell Road, is approximately 8 miles.

ACCESS POINTS

Alpharetta YMCA: From Old Milton Parkway, go 1/4 mile north on North Point Parkway to Preston Ridge Road and turn right toward the Ed Isakson/Alpharetta YMCA.
Haynes Bridge Road: From North Point Parkway, go 1/5 mile south on Haynes Bridge Road. A parking lot is on the east/left side of Haynes Bridge Road.
North Point Mall: Driving northbound on North Point Parkway halfway between Mansell and Haynes Bridge Roads, find the greenway sign directly across from Haverty’s Furniture. Parking is located in a wooded area. Restrooms are available at that location. 800 feet south of this entrance is the NorthPoint Village retail center. Walk behind the shops to the stairway that leads to the wetlands mulch trail. Note: The stairs are not A.D.A. accessible.
Kimball Bridge Road:  Rock Mill Park, located 1/4 mile southeast of North Point Parkway, has Greenway parking and public restrooms.  This area is prone to flood during heavy rains.
Marconi Drive:  Follow Marconi Drive off of Windward Parkway to reach a small parking area at the northern end of the Greenway.

FUTURE PLANS FOR BIG CREEK GREENWAY

Long term plans include connecting the Forsyth County trail system with the Alpharetta / Roswell system.

For more information on the Big Creek Greenway visit:

Forsyth Parks and Recreation website
www.bigcreekgreenway.com
Alpharetta Parks and Recreation website