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

This paved segment of Little Sugar Creek Greenway goes through residential areas and connects Alexander Street Park to Cordelia Park near uptown Charlotte.
Trail Uses
Accessible Experience Walking / hiking / running Paved surface biking
Location
Charlotte (NC)
Length
1.00 mile, One Way
Difficulty
Easy
Surface
Boardwalk, Sidewalk, Pavement
Motorized Vehicles
Not Permitted
Fees
No
Pets
Permitted on leash
Parking Spaces
50
Restrooms
No
Hours
Dawn - Dusk

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. 

**Please note that the southern terminus of Little Sugar Creek Greenway at the NC-SC state line does not have public parking. If you are planning a trip to that location, the nearest trailheads are at Pineville Lake Park and James K. Polk Historic Site.

Trail Manager

Visit Mecklenburg County for more information:

Mecklenburg County
5841 Brookshire Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28216
980-314-1000
Park-Admin@mecklenburgcountync.gov
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Trailhead Information

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

Trailhead Location:MAP

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

Trailhead Location:MAP

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

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