Statesville Greenway - Gregory Creek Section

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Think About Drinks

It’s a good idea to drink water or hydrating fluids during the day, especially when you’re active. Bring along a water bottle or hydration backpack on the trail.

Trailhead

Parking Address and Trailhead Location:

152 Pump Station Rd, Statesville, NC 28625 MAP

838-844 Museum Rd, Statesville, NC 28625 MAP

 

Description

The Gregory Creek Section runs through a secluded wooded area along both Gregory and Fourth Creeks. The linear trail has access points at either end. The Iredell Museums Gregory Creek Homestead is a historic exhibit is located at the western trailhead in a historic pumphouse. "In July of 1956, Iredell Museum of Arts & Heritage was incorporated and the founders met with the City Council to request a lease on Statesville's original water pumping station. Built in 1899, the station was constructed to send water to the town cistern near Mitchell College."Iredell Museum Website

The trail encircles the Albert B. McClure Park, a large baseball and softball park. The 1.3-mile trail continues to follow Gregory Creek to Pump Station Road where it will eventually connect to Fourth Street Section of the Statesville. 

Other Information

"The entire trail will eventually be paved 10 feet wide with asphalt. The Fourth Creek section of the trail is the only section that is currently paved." Statesville Greenway Trail Brochure

Trail Manager

Visit the City of Statesville Greenways for more information or contact:

City of Statesville
Recreation & Parks Department
Director, Reacreation & Parks
PO Box 1111
301 S. Center Street
Statesville, NC 28687
Phone: 704-878-3429
bcornelison@statesvillegreenways.org

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The Gregory Creek Section of the Statesville Greenway can be enjoyed by joggers, hikers and bikers.

Quick Facts

Trail Uses Walking / Hiking / Running
Mountain Biking
Location Statesville (NC)
Difficulty Moderate
Length1.3 miles, One Way
Surface Gravel/Crushed stone
Natural surface
Fees No
PetsPermitted on leash
Motorized vehiclesNot Permitted
ADA CompliantNo
Number of parking spaces10
RestroomsNo
Hours of operationDawn - Dusk

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