ATTENTION: The parking lot at Seven Oaks Preserve Trail is temporarily closed due to a downed tree. The trail is still accessible via Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden.

Harold B. McEachern Greenway

This section of Carolina Thread Trail is part of the 4-mile greenway loop in Concord. The paved greenway connects downtown Concord to McGee Park and Les Myers Park. The remainder of the loop follows existing city sidewalks.
Trail Uses
Accessible Experience Walking / hiking / running Paved surface biking
Location
Concord (NC)
Length
0.8 miles, One Way
Difficulty
Moderate
Surface
Pavement
Motorized Vehicles
Not Permitted
Fees
No
Pets
Permitted on leash
Parking Spaces
30 at McGee Park, and parking along McCachern Blvd.
Restrooms
Yes
Hours
Dawn - Dusk

Description

The McEachern Greenway in Concord, NC connects downtown Concord with J.W. Mickey McGee Park and Les Myers Park. The Carolina Thread Trail segment comprises roughly 1-mile of the larger 4-mile Downtown Greenway Loop. Additional information and a map of the 4-mile system is available here. The "Downtown Connector" section is a part of the Carolina Thread Trail. It is composed of a wide paved trail for pedestrians and bicyclists (with helmets). Bathrooms are located at J.W. Mickey McGee park.

Parts of the trail consist of long low-lying wood paths over wetlands. There are a series of Lifetrail exercise stations along the trail, which provide opportunities and directions for a circuit workout along the way. In addition, there are several covered picnic shelters scattered throughout the trail. It is perfect for exercise, a picnic, or a connection to downtown.

 

Other Information

*Special note: The Thread Trail designated section of this trail system is the McEachern Greenway Downtown Connector. Other segments of the Downtown Greenway Loop are located on neighborhood sidewalks. Cyclists continuing on the non-Thread Trail segments should be aware of this distinction and heed traffic patterns. 

Trail Manager

Visit the City of Concord website for more information.

City of Concord
Mark Kincaid-Associate Director
PO Box 308
Concord, NC 28026
704-920-5600
recreation@concordnc.gov
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Slippery When Wet
Some trails will be slippery after a rain or if they are covered in fallen leaves. Watch your step!
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Parking Address: J.W. Mickey McGee Park: MAP

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