- Lee Valley Park
Infobox Hiking trail
Name=Lee Valley Park
Photo= Lee valley park.gif
East India Docks, Greater London Ware, Hertfordshire[ [http://www.leevalleypark.org.uk/ Lee Valley Park website] ]
Hiking, Sport, Angling, Birdwatching
The Lee Valley Park is a convert|26|mi|km|0 long area, much of it green spaces, running through the north- east of
London, Essexand Hertfordshirefrom the River Thamesto Warein Hertfordshire, Englandthrough areas such as Hackney, Tottenham, Enfield, Stratford, Tower Hamlets, Walthamstow, Cheshunt, Broxbourneand Hoddesdon.
The park follows the course of the River Lea (Lee) along the Lee Valley and is managed by the
Lee Valley Regional Park Authority. It is made up of a mix of countryside areas, urban green spaces, heritage sites, country parks, nature reserves and lake and riverside trails, as well as sports and recreation centres covering an area of over convert|10000|acre|km2|0. It is crossed by a number of roads and railways. There are a number of major reservoirs within it, and multiple water courses, both to carry the river flow, and also to provide navigation waterways and flood relief channels. [ [http://www.riverlee.org.uk/index1.htm Lee Valley map] ]
Much of the southern half of the park will be developed to form the Olympic Park for the
2012 Summer Olympics.
Notable parts of the park are:
Temple Mills; Hackney Marshes; Walthamstow Marshes, Tottenham Marshes, River Lee Country Parkand Lee Valley Reservoir Chain.
* [http://www.ramblers.org.uk/info/parks/leevalley.html Ramblers Association]
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