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Scottsboro City Park Walking Trail

The Scottsboro City Park Walking Trail hugs the shores of the Tennessee River/Guntersville with a constant view of the lake. The trail varies little in elevation, making it ideal for a very leisurly walk through partially cleared land.

photo: Trail along water

Length: 1.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Type: Fitness Trail, Nature Trail
Agency: City, Town, or County
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

Allowed Uses:

Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Wildlife Observation

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Location: In Scottsboro, AL off of Wynn Road
Counties: Jackson
Longitude: -86.04044
Latitude: 34.61834

Driving Directions

From the intersection of US72 and AL 279 in Scottsboro, go 1/4 mile south on AL 279 to Bob Jones Ave. Turn left on Bob Jones and go .6 mile to a Y where Wynn Road stays straight and Bob Jones veers to the right. Go straight on Wynn Road for 1.3 miles where Scottsboro City Park will be on the left.


The Scottsboro City Park Walking Trail is located on an 18 acre public park facility owned by the City of Scottsboro. The one way trail is a mile long and 6 feet wide. It winds along the shores of the Tennessee River/Guntersville Lake. It offers daily visitors an opportunity to exercise and enjoy the scenic and quiet beauty of the area. Picnic benches are located partially along the way and convenient to parking. Trail head parking makes the trail convenient for a leisurely walk or more vigorous run. The trail was constructed in 2003 with an addition in 2006, both with Recreational Trails Program grants.

Additional Details

Width: 72 inches.
Primary Surface: Asphalt
Secondary Surface: Boardwalk

Average Grade: 2%
Maximum Grade: 4%
Elevation Low Point: 605
Elevation High Point: 610
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Public Contact:
Yvonne DeLapp
Department Manager
City of Scottsboro
701 S Houston St.
Scottsboro , AL 35768



Trail beginning at trailhead

Trail beginning at trailhead

Trail along water

Trail along water


Trail past trees

Trail past trees

Looking back on trail and water

Looking back on trail and water


Looking out at the water

Looking out at the water


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