Little Sugar Creek Greenway: Tyvola Road to I-485 (Huntingtowne Farm Park)

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Trailhead

Parking Address: Across from Queen's University Sports Complex at 2229 Tyvola Road, Charlotte, NC 28210. MAP

Additional Parking Locations:

2203 Huntingtowne Farms Lane Charlotte, NC 28210 MAP
Park Road Park, 6220 Park Rd, Charlotte, NC 28210 MAP
6901 Rockledge Drive Charlotte, NC 28210 MAP
2203 Ramblewood Lane Charlotte, NC 28210 MAP

Description

The trail is relatively flat and paved, thereby making it easy for walkers, runners, and bikers alike. It is part of the 49 miles of the Mecklenburg greenway system in addition to being a apart of Carolina Thread Trail system. The 4.8-mile section runs along side Little Sugar Creek, a beautiful and critical habitat.

There a number of bridges connecting to the neighborhoods and Park Road Park. The 124-acre park features a brand new playground, baseball and softball fields, an 11-acre pond with a pier and lighted tennis courts. 

 

Trail Manager

Visit the Mecklenburg County Parks & Recreation website for more information and a pdf map or contact:

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

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This section of Little Sugar Creek Greenway was extended to I-485 for a 4.8-mile stretch. It provides connectivity between a number of amenities including a playground, tennis courts, basketball courts, soccer fields, and a picnic shelter.

Quick Facts

Trail Uses Walking / Hiking / Running
Paved Surface Biking
Location Charlotte (NC)
Difficulty Easy
Length4.8 miles, One Way
Surface Pavement
Fees No
PetsPermitted on leash
Motorized vehiclesNot Permitted
ADA CompliantYes
Number of parking spaces50+ (multiple parking locations)
RestroomsNo
Hours of operationDawn - Dusk

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When biking, wear a helmet and use a bell to signal your approach to other trail users. Consider bringing a spare tube and pump so that you can fix a flat tire and offer help to other cyclists in need. When riding on roads, bike in the same direction as traffic.

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