Glenn Sebastian Nature Trail

Glenn Sebastian Nature Trail with lake.


The Glenn Sebastian Nature Trail on campus includes over three miles of trails winding through 95 acres of native pine and oak woodlands. The trail is named after Dr. Glenn Sebastian, a USA faculty member who taught geography classes and chaired the Department of Earth Sciences. 

▼   Location and Trail Map

The Glenn Sebastian Nature Trail is located off Aubrey Green Drive between Health Services Drive and the main traffic circle. It is close to buildings #73 and #74 on the campus map. Parking is available at the trailhead.

Glenn Sebastian Nature Trail map.


▼   Rules & Safety

Hours: Open daily, dawn-dusk

  • Groups wishing to use the trail must follow Campus Recreation and Wellness' rental and reservation policies and procedures. Groups may not alter the trail in any way, including the use of spray paint, adhesives, or tape. Yard signs and stakes may be utilized for an approved event and must be removed within two hours after the conclusion of the event.
  • Take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but footprints, kill nothing but time!
  • Leashed pets are allowed on the trail. Please clean up after your pets.
  • Littering is prohibited. Garbage and recycling bins are located at the trail entrance.
  • Consumption of tobacco products, alcohol and drugs is prohibited on the nature trail. Tobacco products include smokeless (chew or dip), e-cigarettes, vaping, and vaping-related. 
  • Please do not disturb any wildlife you may encounter. Be aware of alligators and snakes.
  • Consumption of plants and fungi is at your own risk. 
  • Watch where you walk as trip hazards may present themselves at any time.
  • Bicyclists must yield to pedestrians.
  • No motorized vehicles of any kind may be driven on the trails, including scooters and ATVs. 
▼   Support the Trail

We appreciate your interest in supporting the Glenn Sebastian Nature Trail. Trail support is made possible by the Glenn Sebastian Nature Trail Endowed Preservation Fund. To donate, you can give online or contact the USA Office of Development at, (251) 460-7032.


  • Student Government Association
  • Department of Campus Recreation and Wellness
  • Department of Earth Sciences