Forsyth County has closed its portion of the Big Creek Greenway.

Flooding closes Big Creek Greenway in Forsyth County, Alpharetta

The seemingly never-ending rainfall that’s soaked Metro Atlanta has forced two jurisdictions to close the Big Creek Greenway. 

Forsyth County announced Thursday afternoon that all segments of the greenway within its jurisdiction are off limits to users. Residents are asked not to access the greenway until the path reopens for use. 

Forsyth County has closed all segments of Big Creek Greenway due to flooding.

Any status updates on the Big Creek Greenway will be posted on Forsyth County’s Facebook and Twitter feeds. 

Alpharetta Assistant City Administrator James Drinkard said the city’s segment, the majority of which lies in a floodplain, is also closed to users. 

“Given the rain pattern we are experiencing, we anticipate it requiring one or two days without rain in order for the water to recede enough to reopen the trail,” he said. 

The city will also update the public about the status of the greenway on its Facebook page

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