Mineral Springs Greenway

Trail Tips

Avoid the Ivy

Learn to recognize poison ivy, which commonly grows along the edges of trails, fields, and rivers. If contacted, use soap and a washcloth to vigorously wash the oils from your skin.


Parking Address and Trailhead Location: McNeely Rd, Waxhaw, NC 28173. MAP

Additional Directions: A box with trail maps is provided at the trailhead.




The Carolina Thread Trail portion of the Mineral Springs Greenway is the "Yellow Trail," which is marked by wooden arrows and painted diamonds on trees. This trail segment is an out-and-back, natural surface trail and is suitable for hiking, running, and biking.

There are a few picnic areas along the trail which offer visitors places to eat and rest.

Trail Manager

Visit the Mineral Springs website for more information and a printable brochure or contact:

Mineral Springs
3506 South Potter Road
Mineral Springs, NC 28173
Phone: 704-243-0505


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The Mineral Springs Greenway is a 1.7-mile natural surface trail.

Quick Facts

Trail Uses Walking / Hiking / Running
Mountain Biking
Horseback Riding
Location Mineral Springs (NC)
Difficulty Easy
Length1.7 miles, One Way
Surface Natural surface
Fees Unknown
PetsPermitted on leash
Motorized vehiclesNot Permitted
ADA CompliantNo
Number of parking spaces50
Hours of operationDawn - Dusk

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Trail Tips

Save Your Skin

Use sunscreen and/or wear long light layers and a hat when out during the day.

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