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River Trail North open, work day set for Sept. 30
River Trail North is now open to the public. The trail, which meanders along the Barren Fork River, was made possible thanks to the volunteer efforts of Dr. Wally Bigbee, right, and city Alderman Steve Harvey, among others. Also pictured is Darling Dawg.
Dr. Wally Bigbee is hoping a new walking trail in McMinnville will lead to a path of better health.What has been named River Trail North is now open to the public.The scenic trail travels along the Barren Fork River from Rocket Park to Beersheba Street Bridge. That’s where it connects to River Trail East, which continues to Sally’s Alley.“Tennessee is one of the most inactive states in America and America is one of the most inactive countries in the world,” said Bigbee. “We have to get people out exercising more.