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Marcia H. Cloninger Sidewalk Connection: E Main Street

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This 1.4-mile sidewalk connection links the commercial corridor of East Main Street to the Marcia H. Cloninger Rail Trail.
Trail Uses
Accessible Experience Walking / hiking / running Paved surface biking
Lincolnton (NC)
1.40 miles, One Way
Motorized Vehicles
Not Permitted
Permitted on leash
Parking Spaces


This segment of the Carolina Thread Trail is a 1.4-mile sidewalk connection between the east side of town and the Marcia Cloninger Rail Trail. The sidewalk flanks East Main Street/Highway 27. "Folks find Lincolnton an excellent place to visit. A flourishing downtown central business district is enjoying a renaissance with local merchants selling antiques, boutique clothing, fine jewelry, music, and unique gifts. A growing restaurant and craft brewery movement is creating opportunities for entrepreneurs and leading the charge to redevelop and repurpose historic buildings." Lincolnton Website

Trail Manager

Visit the City of Lincolnton online for more information or contact:

City of Lincolnton
Attn: Parks & Rec.Dept.
P.O. Drawer 617
Lincolnton, NC 28093-0617

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Trail Tips

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Trailhead Information

The sidewalk running along East Main Street/Highway 27 has numerous entry points and parking is available throughout downtown Lincolnton. MAP

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