Little Sugar Creek Greenway - Cordelia Park to 12th Street Segment

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Trailhead

Parking Address: Alexander Street Park, 745 East 12th Street Charlotte NC, 28206. MAP

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Parking Address: 624 Parkwood Avenue Charlotte, NC 28206. MAP

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Additional Parking:Cordelia Park, 2100 North Davidson Charlotte, NC 28205. MAP

Description

This greenway consists of paved asphalt, sidewalk, and boardwalk ideal for walking, running, and biking. This section of Little Sugar Creek Greenway provides connectivity between 12th Street/Alexander Street Park and Cordelia Park. Cordelia Park contains amenities such as a basketball court, outdoor swimming pool, sprayground, picnic shelters, play equipment, and walking trails. Alexander Street Park offers soccer fields, a playground, outdoor shelters, basketball and tennis fields. A section of trail within Alexander Park exists, and a connection between Alexander Street Park a greenway bridge connects to Siegal Point and 12th Street. 

Views of uptown Charlotte area available near the 12th Street entrance to this segment of Little Sugar Creek Greenway. As visitors walk along the creek in summer months, they can catch glimpses of a few species of turtles that make their homes in this restored creek. Kids will particularly enjoy the occasional sighting of a Gulf Coast spiny softshell turtle, a flat turtle with a nose shaped like a snorkel-like nose. 

Trail Manager

Visit Mecklenburg County for more information:

Mecklenburg County
Parks & Recreation Department
5841 Brookshire Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28216
Phone: 980-314-1000
Park-Admin@mecklenburgcountync.gov

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Quick Facts

Trail Uses Walking / Hiking / Running
Paved Surface Biking
Location Charlotte (NC)
Difficulty Easy
Length 1.0 miles, One Way
Surface Boardwalk
Sidewalk
Pavement
Fees No
Pets Permitted on leash
Motorized vehicles Not Permitted
ADA Compliant Yes
Number of parking spaces 50
Restrooms No
Hours of operation Dawn - Dusk

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