SANP Field Event
Heritage Center Greenway Powerhouse Trail
Saturday, August 14, 2021 at 6:45 am
Leader: Dale Potter Phone: (865)-773-8114 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Meeting place: Heritage Center Greenway Powerhouse Trail
Registration available: Beginning today
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Let's beat the rain and get in some early morning photography in Oak Ridge.
Description: For some of us this is a new greenway that is about a mile loop in Oak Ridge. This greenway is known for the birds, the marshland around the pond, along with various wildflowers. The trail is an easily walked loop, but parts of the trail may be muddy. There should be various ducks and ospreys in the area, including an osprey nest. We may have time to consider another greenway.
This is an excellent location to work on your technique using macro, zoom, or the lens you prefer. A long lens will be handy. Crop Sensor cameras may work best for some of you. You will have several options to explore and play with your camera. Tripod or monopod suggested.
What to wear: It is August. Dress comfortably. Sunscreen, hat may be helpful.
What to bring: Camera, Tripod, water, snacks, and whatever you need to be comfortable photographing around the trail and water. Raingear in the event it should rain.
Walking required: The amount of walking you do will be entirely up to you and how much exploring you want to do.
How to find me: Red Jeep Wrangler
Driving directions: Use Google MAPS for the Heritage Center Powerhouse Trail. You should arrive at a gravel parking area at the Greenway trailhead entrance.
GPS coordinates 35.915351, -84.399903
Directions from I-40 and Hwy 95 Junction: From I-40, go north on Hwy 95 for approximately 6.5 miles; stay left and exit onto Hwy 58 west (Gallaher Road); go west on Hwy 58 for approximately 3 miles; just before crossing the Clinch River bridge turn right to exit on to West Bear Creek Road; turn right at the junction with West Bear Creek road and the parking area is on the left in 100 yards.