Mineral Springs Greenway

Trail Tips

Tune In, Not Out

Keep the volume of portable music devices on low, so that you can hear other trail users and traffic.


Parking Address and Trailhead Location: 6214 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. "The yellow trail begins at the McNeely Road trailhead, and closely follows the Wolf and Bates Branches. Markings are either yellow wooden arrows or painted diamonds on trees. Total trail length is
just under two miles." Mineral Springs Greenway Brochure

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 open to hikers, mountain bikers and horseback riders.

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

Beat the Heat

Wear lightweight, breathable clothes and consider exercising in the morning or evening, when it is cooler. Drink plenty of water before, during, and after activity.

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