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Irwin Creek and Stewart Creek Greenways

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.
Trail Uses
Accessible Experience Walking / hiking / running Paved surface biking
Location
Charlotte (NC)
Length
1.4 miles, One Way
Difficulty
Easy
Surface
Gravel/Crushed stone, Sidewalk, Pavement
Motorized Vehicles
Not Permitted
Fees
No
Pets
Permitted on leash
Parking Spaces
12
Restrooms
No
Hours
Dawn - Dusk

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. The trail head is blocks away from Johnson C. Smith University. 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 for more information:

Mecklenburg County
Gwen Cook
5841 Brookshire Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28216
980-314-1000
Park-Admin@mecklenburgcountync.gov
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Trail Tips

Pace Yourself
Plan to exercise for short time or distance, at a comfortable pace. As you become more active, you can gradually increase your output and notice your endurance as it improves.
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Trailhead Information

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

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