Featured Trails

Clark's Creek and Mallard Creek Greenway
Uses Walking / Hiking / Running
Paved Surface Biking
Place Charlotte
Difficulty Easy
Length 5.8 miles,

This trail follows the southeastern portion of Mallard Creek Greenway from Kirk Farm Fields, through the University Research Trail, and along Clark's Creek Greenway in Charlotte, NC.

Little Sugar Creek Greenway: Brandywine Road to 7th Street
Uses Walking / Hiking / Running
Paved Surface Biking
Place Charlotte
Difficulty Easy
Length 5.9 miles,

Little Sugar Creek Greenway extends nearly 6 miles from Brandywine Road to 7th Street in Charlotte, NC connecting numerous attractions such as Freedom Park, Charlotte Nature Museum, Metropolitan shopping area and Central Piedmont Community College.

Ruth G. Shaw Trail
Uses Walking / Hiking / Running
Paved Surface Biking
Place Charlotte
Difficulty Easy
Length 2.0 miles,

This urban greenway trail branches off of Mallard Creek Greenway and offers a beautiful hike through the campus of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. The trail goes along a stream and is paved, relatively flat, and mostly shaded.

Sally's YMCA Trail
Uses Walking / Hiking / Running
Mountain Biking
Place Catawba Springs
Difficulty Moderate
Length 1.1 miles,

The trail at Sally's YMCA is a natural surface trail that meanders approximately 1.1 miles north to south along Forney Creek in eastern Lincoln County.

Carolina Thread Trails

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Bakers Creek Greenway/ 8th Street Greenway
Uses Walking / Hiking / Running
Paved Surface Biking
Place Kannapolis
Difficulty Easy
Length 1.5 miles, One Way

The Bakers Creek Greenway & 8th Street Greenway connect near Bakers Creek Park, 1.5 miles of trail are marked as Carolina Thread Trail. 

Baxter Village Trail
Uses Walking / Hiking / Running
Mountain Biking
Place Fort Mill
Difficulty Moderate
Length 3.6 miles, Network

The Baxter Village Trail runs directly through the Baxter Village community, is moderately hilly, and features several streams along its length.

Belmont to Cramerton Sidewalk Connection
Uses Walking / Hiking / Running
Paved Surface Biking
Place Belmont
Cramerton
Difficulty Easy
Length 1.5 miles, One Way

This sidewalk connection runs along S. Main Street and Eagle Road in order to connect the towns of Cramerton and Belmont within Gaston County.

Bessemer City Park Trail
Uses Walking / Hiking / Running
Mountain Biking
Place Bessemer City
Difficulty Easy
Length 1.2 miles, One Way

The Bessemer City Park Trail trail can be accessed through Bessemer City Park where there are basketball courts, a playground, and a water park.

Blue Star Trail
Uses Walking / Hiking / Running
Mountain Biking
Horseback Riding
Place Fort Mill
Difficulty Easy
Length 1.0 miles, Network

This Blue Star Trail is a segment of the larger Anne Springs Close Greenway connecting the Dairy Barn with the Nature Center.

Broad River Greenway
Uses Walking / Hiking / Running
Mountain Biking
Horseback Riding
Place Boiling Springs
Difficulty Easy
Length 4.0 miles, One Way

This natural surface trail is part of a larger network of trails along the Broad River in Boiling Springs, NC.

Buffalo Creek Preserve Trail
Uses Walking / Hiking / Running
Mountain Biking
Place Mount Pleasant
Difficulty Moderate
Length 2.1 miles, One Way

The Buffalo Creek Preserve Trail is a natural surface trail that takes visitors through restored oak-savannahs, farmland, and along Adams Creek.

Carolinas Medical Center-Lincoln
Uses Walking / Hiking / Running
Paved Surface Biking
Place Lincolnton
Difficulty Easy
Length 0.6 miles, Loop

Sidewalk that wraps around the CMC-Lincoln Hospital meandering through trees, two ponds and sitting areas.

Catawba Creek Greenway
Uses Walking / Hiking / Running
Paved Surface Biking
Place Gastonia
Difficulty Easy
Length 1.8 miles, One Way

This paved greenway has several neighborhood entrances in Gastonia. Several small bridges cross over the Catawba Creek. There are numerous areas with information about the various species of birds can be found on this greenway along the trail.

Catawba River Greenway
Uses Walking / Hiking / Running
Paved Surface Biking
Place Mount Holly
Difficulty Easy
Length 0.3 miles, One Way

Catawba River Greenway is a paved surface trail running along the Catawba River within Tuckaseegee Park.

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