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Four Mile Creek Greenway - Town of Matthews Segment

Matthews, NC hosts a section of the greenway that is popular for area hikers, bikers and animal lovers.
Trail Uses
Walking / hiking / running Paved surface biking
Location
Matthews (NC)
Length
2.00 miles, One Way
Difficulty
Moderate
Surface
Pavement
Motorized Vehicles
Not Permitted
Fees
No
Pets
Permitted on leash
Parking Spaces
25+
Restrooms
Yes
Hours
Dawn - Dusk

Description

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.

Trail Manager

Visit the Mecklenburg County Parks & Recreation website for more information and a printable trail map or contact:

Mecklenburg County
5841 Brookshire Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28216
980-314-1000
Park-Admin@mecklenburgcountync.gov
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Trailhead Information

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

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