Beat the Heat
Wear lightweight, breathable clothes and consider exercising in the morning or evening, when it is cooler. Drink plenty of water before, during, and after activity.
Parking Address and Trailhead Location: Squirrel Lake Park, 1631 Pleasant Plains Rd, Matthews, NC 28105 MAP
Parking Address: Matthews Elementary School, 200 W McDowell St, Matthews, NC 28105 MAP
Four Mile Creek Greenway is a joint project between the Town of Matthews and Mecklenburg County that is an extremely popular destination to area residents. It connects Matthews Elementary to Squirrel Lake Park to East John Street. A rock feature with bubbling water is irresistible to dogs and kids on the greenway. Squirrel Lake Park host a large playground area, fairy trails, a lake complete with a dock and ducks and restrooms. While the biking, hiking and animal loving community enjoys the greenway, wildlife such as beavers, white tailed deer and numerous bird species are also the beneficiaries of greenway.
Parks & Recreation Department
5841 Brookshire Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28216