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Silas Creek Greenway


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This greenway is convenient to several suburban neighborhoods. Strolling along the actual Silas Creek, one can feel remarkably remote despite being close to busy Silas Creek Parkway.

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  • Length: .81 mile, including a side trail on the west side of the creek.
  • End points: Yorkshire Road to Robinhood Road. At the Robinhood Road end, a long set of wooden steps leads to the street above.
  • Surface: Asphalt.
  • Terrain: Flat, after hill at parking lot.
  • Parking: A paved lot at Shaffner Park, off Yorkshire Road. Also on-street parking at Burkeshore Road.
  • Amenities: Portable toilet in parking lot, water fountains, benches, posted map, distance markings, bulletin board.
  • Nearby amenities: Shaffner Park has tennis courts, soccer fields and playground. Sherwood Parcourse, across Silas Creek Parkway, also has portable toilets, benches.
  • Connects to: Sherwood Forest neighborhood, Sherwood Elementary School. An underground walkway gets pedestrians across Silas Creek Parkway.

The short but steep hill and street-crossing from the parking lot on Yorkshire Road can be avoided. Drive to the end of Burkeshore Road (off Shoreland Road between Yorkshire and Robinhood) and park on the street.

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