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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.
Parking and Trailhead Address: 8955 Weddington Rd NW, Concord, NC 28027 MAP
Additional Parking: Embassy Suite parking lot MAP
The trail is located near Concord Mills Shopping Mall and connects the dog park and Fire Station 11 with the Embassy Suites. The 1-mile paved trail provides a safe walking and biking path along Weddington Road and connects with various sidewalks. It begins in a forested area behind the dog park, runs alongside the road and then crosses a wetland before ending at the Embassy Suites. The greenway is marked by flags and painted stencils and provides access to shopping areas and restaurants.
This segment of greenway will be part of the City of Concord's longest greenway project and is named in honor of Council Member Hector H. Henry II. This Hector H. Henry II Greenway will be established alongside the Rocky River. This area along the Rocky River is considered part of the "spine" of the eastern footprint of the Carolina Thread Trail and will ultimately connecting Iredell, Mecklenburg, Cabarrus, Stanly and Anson counties. The segment in Concord will pass a number of destination points, including local public schools, Concord-Padgett Regional Airport, Concord Mills, Concord Convention Center, Rocky River Golf Course, zMAX Dragway and Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Visit the City of Concord's Park and Recreation for more information or contact:
City of Concord
Parks & Recreation
PO Box 308
Concord, NC 28026