Little Sugar Creek Greenway: Cordelia Park to 12th Street

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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 the Mecklenburg County Parks & Recreation website 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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This paved segment of Little Sugar Creek Greenway goes through residential areas and connects Alexander Street Park to Cordelia Park near uptown Charlotte.

Quick Facts

Trail Uses Walking / Hiking / Running
Paved Surface Biking
Location Charlotte (NC)
Difficulty Easy
Length1.0 miles, One Way
Surface Boardwalk
Sidewalk
Pavement
Fees No
PetsPermitted on leash
Motorized vehiclesNot Permitted
ADA CompliantYes
Number of parking spaces50
RestroomsNo
Hours of operationDawn - Dusk

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