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McAdenville Greenway Park

The McAdenville Greenway Park is a paved trail that runs parallel to the South Fork of the Catawba River for .8 miles. It offers trail users an opportunity to enjoy great views of the South Fork River that can be accessed easily from downtown McAdenville.
Trail Uses
Accessible Experience Walking / hiking / running Paved surface biking Mountain biking
McAdenville (NC)
0.80 miles, One Way
Motorized Vehicles
Not Permitted
Permitted on leash
Parking Spaces
Dawn to dusk


The McAdenville Greenway is a .8 mile paved trail that follows the banks of the South Fork of the Catawba River from downtown McAdenville to Lakeview Drive in McAdenville. Near the trailhead users will find a kayak launch, outdoor fitness area, and a sidewalk connecting to downtown McAdenville. The trail offers beautiful views of not only the South Fork River, but also numerous natural wetlands. 

Trail Manager

The Town of McAdenville manages the parking area and trail.

Town of McAdenville
163 Main Street
McAdenville, NC 28101
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Trailhead Information

501 Lakeview Drive, McAdenville, NC 28101

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