The Landsford Canal State Park's Canal Trail is a 1.5-mile gravel trail portion is designated as Carolina Thread Trail. The trail traces the Catawba River. Additional trails can be accessed from the Nature Trail. Maps along the route provide information about each trail.
The Landsford Canal State Park is home to the largest known population of rocky shoals spider lilies. These flowers are listed as a national species of concern and are on the endangered species list in Georgia. The rocky shoals spider lilly is named for its preferred habitat, the rocky outcroppings along riverbanks, and the plants produce fragrant white blooms in May and June. Because most of the trail is within 10 feet of the water, trail visitors will be delighted by spectacular views of the lilies and river fauna. The best place to view lilies is from the observation deck located at the end of the trail.
See Landsford Canal State Park Website for additional information concerning fees and rules.
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