Vernon Bush Garden Trail 

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Vernon Bush Garden Trail 

City, Town, or County Frontcountry Trail
  • Length
    1 mile
  • Elevation Gain
  • Route Type

The trail is a one-mile loop through a wooded area, it has several gravel paths that branch off making the overall length 4-5 miles of trails.

Location: VBG trail is located within Jackson County Park and Marina in Scottsboro, Alabama.

  • States: Alabama
  • Counties: Jackson
  • Cities/Townships: Scottsboro

The Vernon Bush Garden Trail is located at the Jackson County Park & Marina, a 129-acre park owned by Jackson County in Scottsboro, Alabama. The trail is a 1-mile loop, 4 feet wide, and includes some incline areas. It cuts through wooded areas and has views of the beautiful Lake Guntersville from many locations. It offers the many residents and visitors of Jackson County an opportunity to exercise and enjoy the scenic views or enjoy a picnic at one of the many picnic tables and benches located around the trail. The walking trail at Jackson County Park is beautifully landscaped by volunteers who have planted a variety of plants along the way in such a pattern that there is nearly always something blooming for you to enjoy. During the spring, a wide variety of plants are growing along the trails, the most popular being Hosta plants and Tulips. The winter brings different varieties of Camellias and constantly changes the scenery. The beauty of the walking trail spans all seasons, and the flowers and plants lend interest and enjoyment to the time you spend there. You never know when something new will be added. Plenty of birds and small wildlife live in the area, which are often visible during a walk on the trail.

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Allowed Uses:

Dogs, on leash Hiking/Walking

Other Activities

  • Wildlife viewing / observation

Public Contact

Steven A Pereira , Director of Parks and Recreation
Jackson County Commission
Jackson County Park and Marina
2302 County Park Rd.
Scottsboro, AL 35769
[email protected](256)218-0111

More Details

  • Elevation (low): 623
  • Elevation (high): 638
  • Elevation (cumulative): 50

  • Part of a Trail System? No
  • Surface (primary): Paved
  • Surfaces (additional): Rock, crushed, Soil, Wood chips/mulch

  • Tread Width (average): 48"
  • Tread Width (minimum): 24
  • Running length (minimum): --

  • Tread Grade (average, percent): 1
  • Tread Grade (maximum): 3
  • Running length (maximum): --

  • Cross-slope (average, percent): 0
  • Cross-slope (maximum): --
  • Running length (maximum): --
  • Certified as an NRT
    Jun 3, 2023
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