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  • Snow Packed
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  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Black Oak Ridge Conservation Easement (BORCE) is located behind K-25, on the far west side of Oak Ridge. There are about 2.6 miles of singletrack trails and 11 miles of dirt/gravel roads. miles of dirt/gravel roads and singletrack ranked moderate to difficult. Most of the trails are open for mult-use, except Gallaher and McKinney RidgeTrails which are for foot traffic only. Located on the Department of Energy Reservation, the trail passes through ridge-top woodlands, karst bluffs covered in mountain laurel, and creek-side habitats. A variety of wildlife and native plants as well as remnants of pre-Manhattan Project settlements are present. The trails are nearly mud-free year-round.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Black Oak Ridge Parking area google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Take I-40 to Pellissippi Parkway exit #376 towards Oak Ridge. Travel 6.4 miles and continue on TN-62 W for another 6.3 miles and turn left onto Oak Ridge Turnpike. Go 8.5 miles and turn right onto Blair Rd. The parking area will be on the left.

      Stats

      Global Ranking
      #5,423
      State Ranking
      #46
      Trails
      3
      Total Distance
      7 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      3 miles
      Total Descent
      1,605 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,162 ft
      Total Vertical
      399 ft
      Ridden Counter
      2

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