Ellis Park Trail

Ellis Park is 26-acre park devoted to including everyone in outdoor fun. The Carolina Thread Trail segment is across the street from the ball fields and accessible playground.
Trail Uses
Walking / hiking / running
Salisbury (NC)
0.4 miles, One Way
Gravel/Crushed stone, Natural surface, Mowed grass
Motorized Vehicles
Not Permitted
Permitted on leash
Parking Spaces
Dawm - Dusk


Ellis Park is intersected by Mocksville Road. "On July 12, 2018, Rowan County Parks and Recreation held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new fully accessible playground installed at Ellis Park. The playground features accessible swings, musical instruments, slides, merry-go-round, and more." Rowan County Website The Therapeutic Division for Rowan County Parks and Recreation is also located at Ellis Park which is a program to make recreation available for individuals with disabilities.The Senior Games and SilverArts division for Rowan County Parks and Recreation is housed at Ellis Park. This division creates a year-round health promotion and education program for adults of Rowan County aged 50 years or better. Rowan County Website 

On the other side of the road is the continuation of the Ellis Park fitness trail and the Carolina Thread Trail segment. Our segment starts near number 7 of their disc golf course and follows through the course past the equestrian center.

Trail Manager

Contact the Parks Supervisor at 704-216-7783.

Rowan County Parks and Recreation
Parks and Recreation Director
6800 Bringle Ferry Road
Salisbury, NC 28146
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Trailhead Information

Parking Address and Trailhead Location: 3541 Old Mocksville Road, Salisbury, NC 28144 MAP

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