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Wheeler Wildlife Refuge: Buckeye/Goose Pond

 3.8 (4)

12.0 Miles 19.3 Kilometers


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144' 44 m

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-144' -44 m

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Avg Grade (0°)

3%

Max Grade (2°)

594' 181 m

High

558' 170 m

Low

Shared By Luke Brisk

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Flat and easily managed trail.

Luke Brisk

Dogs Unknown

Features Cave · River/Creek · Wildlife

Overview

This route utilizes access roads with in Joe Wheeler Wildlife refuge. It features an excellent view of the the Tennessee River and runs near Rock house cave.

Need to Know

Beware of hunting activity.

Runner Notes

These trails feature very limited climbs. There are a few gates that you may need to climb over as well. Be aware that this land is used for hunting so do you best to not look like a deer, duck or squirrel.

Description

There is a fairly large gravel area off of Jolley B Road that can be utilized for parking. The route is fairly easy to navigate but can be tricky around mile 7 so be sure to have map handy because it is not marked. You can also use the Trail Run Project mobile app, just make sure you download the Alabama data before leaving home.

Just off or Refuge Road if you choose you can explore Rock House Cave. If you're running this route in the winter then you should steer clear so you don't wake any hibernating bats. Huntsville Outdoors has a good article about the the cave here: huntsvilleoutdoors.com/inde…

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Jul 8, 2018
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