Irwin Creek and Stewart Creek Greenways

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Trailhead

Parking Address:

Irwin Creek Greenway:
215 North Sycamore Street Charlotte, NC 28202 (Ray's Splash Planet). MAP
1123 Greenleaf Avenue Charlotte, NC 28202 (Frazier Park). MAP

Stewart Creek Greenway Parking:
543 South Burns Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28208 MAP

 

Trailhead Location: at State Street MAP

Trailhead Location: near Heathcliff Street MAP

Description

This 1.4-mile segment of the Thread Trail is comprised of a both paved and gravel surfaces. The Thread Trail segment is part of a larger network that provides connections between many amenities and destinations including Uptown Charlotte, Frazier Park, Ray's Splash Planet, Wesley Heights, Bruns Avenue Elementary School, Seversville Park, and the Phillip O. Berry Recreation Center. Walkers, runners, and bikers will enjoy exercising along this trail, which at various points, provides appealing views of the creek. 

Herons, ducks, and other waterfowl have occasionally been seen along the banks of the creek adjacent to the trail. 

 

Trail Manager

Visit Mecklenburg County Park & Recreation  for more information and a printable map or contact:

Mecklenburg County
Parks & Recreation Department
5841 Brookshire Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28216
Phone: 704-432-1570
Gwen.Cook@MecklenburgCountyNC.gov

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The Irwin Creek and Stewart Creek Greenways are part of a larger trail network in and around uptown Charlotte. This designated segment of The Thread connects Seversville Park to Irwin Creek Greenway which is located near Ray's Splash Planet.

Quick Facts

Trail Uses Walking / Hiking / Running
Paved Surface Biking
Location Charlotte (NC)
Difficulty Easy
Length1.4 miles, One Way
Surface Gravel/Crushed stone
Sidewalk
Pavement
Fees No
PetsPermitted on leash
Motorized vehiclesNot Permitted
ADA CompliantPartial
Number of parking spaces12
RestroomsNo
Hours of operationDawn - Dusk

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