Know Where to Go
Use a map to plan your activity and stay oriented while on the trails. Smart devices are making this easier, so don’t hesitate to bring one along.
Parking Address: 940 West Grover Street, Shelby, NC 2815. Map.
Trailhead Location: MAP
This section of the Carolina Thread Trail is a 2.2-mile natural surface trail which follows the First Broad River in Shelby, NC.Take in the great views from this new trail which runs under a historic wooden railroad trestle and over the First Broad River via a 120-foot-long suspension bridge. The river outlook is perfect for wildlife and bird viewing and a hand-carry boat launch conveniently located near the trailhead parking lot offers easy access for paddling.
Visit the City of Shelby's website for more information.
City of Shelby
Parks and Recreation
850 W Sumter St
Shelby, NC 28150