Partnership for a Fit Pike County

Grant's Branch Nature Trail

39 Grant Branch Park
McVeigh, Pike County

Description:
By looking at Grant’s Branch Park’s lake, one would not know that it had its beginning as a coal mine sludge pond. After a successful reclamation by Massey Coal Company, the area was donated to Pike County. The once coal-producing mountains are now teaming with wildflowers, majestic hardwoods and plentiful wildlife. Sharing this lakeside ecosystem is a newly developed hiking trail. The Grant’s Branch Nature Trail is nearing completion. The trail length is approximately 2 miles one way, from start to finish. Partners such as: the Belfry Area Master Gardeners Group, Belfry High School Vocational Students, the U.S. Department of Forestry, Wal-Mart and TruValue Hardware Store, in conjunction with the county, have made this a reality. Trees have been identified, benches made, walking bridges spanned, picnic tables set up, all to enhance the visitor’s experience with nature. Come make your own memories.

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Grant's Branch Nature Trail Grant's Branch Nature Trail
Grant's Branch Nature Trail Grant's Branch Nature Trail