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Parking Address: Gastonia Police Department, 200 E Long Ave, Gastonia, NC 28052 MAP
Trailhead Location: MAP
Additional Directions: Parking is also available throughout downtown Gastonia.
This 0.7-mile downtown sidewalk trail connects downtown Gastonia to the Highland Rail Trail. Walkers and runners can follow this trail from the intersection of Marietta Street and Franklin Boulevard, along Long Avenue until they reach the trailhead for the Highland Rail Trail, which is located at the intersection of Broad Street and Long Avenue. The rail trail is clearly marked by a Carolina Thread Trail marker and is visible from the road.
*Special Note: Users should be cautious at street crossings and be conscious of vehicular traffic as they enjoy the trail.
Gaston County Bike Share is now available at Highland Rail Trail. Follow the link for more information - http://bike.zagster.com/gogaston/
Visit the City of Gastonia online for more information or contact:
City of Gastonia
Parks and Recreation
PO Box 1748
Gastonia, NC 28053