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Buzzards Roost

 4.3 (3)

0.3 Miles 0.5 Kilometers


95%

Runnable

84' 26 m

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0' 0 m

Descent

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

12%

Max Grade (7°)

973' 297 m

High

890' 271 m

Low

Shared By Luke Brisk

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A short loop off of the Oak Park Trail that leads to the Buzzards Roost.

Luke Brisk

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Features Birding · River/Creek · Waterfall · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Runner Notes

There are not trail markers as of yet, just some flagging.

Description

The Buzzards Roost Trail is a loop off of the Oak Park Trail that leads to a large rock outcropping that is known by the locals as Buzzards Roost.

From the Oak Park Trail trailhead, you'll reach the start of Buzzards Roost trail at a large triangle of rocks which have been laid out. Here, you bear left and until you reach a doubletrack section. At the doubletrack take a right; if you go left you'll be on the Buzzards Roost Connector.

Not too long after that you head over a man-made berm into a rocky creek bed that is the Dallas Branch of Pinhook Creek. Shortly thereafter, you cross the creek and up a steep section until you reach the Buzzards Roost rock outcrop, and then the trail ends back on to Oak Park Trail.

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Land Manager: Land Trust of North AL

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  4.3 from 3 votes

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