The Andrew Jackson State Park is dedicated to our seventh US president and home to a 1.1-mile segment of the Carolina Thread Trail. There is a total of 2.1 miles of trail to be enjoyed throughout the park.
This paved, 2.7-mile 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 that can be seen along the trail.
The Bailey Road Park Trail is located in a 66-acre park. The Carolina Thread Trail portion is 0.5 miles that winds through the section of the park closest to Bailey Road and then continues down Old Statesville Road.
The Baxter Village Trail is part of a 9-mile network of trails within the Baxter Village community. This 3.3-mile segment of the Thread Trail trail is moderately hilly and features several streams along its length.