Nation Ford Greenway

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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: 1400 A O Jones Boulevard in Fort Mill, SC 29715. MAP

Trailhead Location: MAP



This segment of Carolina Thread Trail is approximately 1.8 miles long, partly constructed using volunteers! The trail is a blend of crushed gravel and natural surface and is ideal for walking, running, or biking.

Trail visitors will enjoy walking through a hardwood flood plain. Wildlife highlights include white-tailed deer, turkey, and a variety of waterfowl and songbirds.

Other Information

An Imprint is an Impact. Please protect the trails. Don’t ride if the ground is muddy and be mindful when you hike in wet conditions.

Trail Manager

Visit the Nation Ford Greenway website for more information or contact:

Nation Ford Greenway
Project Coordinator, Nation Ford Greenway
PO Box 431
Fort Mill, SC 29716-0431
Phone: 803-547-8140


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The Nation Ford Greenway is a natural surface trail that traces the banks of Sugar Creek. Nearly 1.8 miles of the trail is designated as a segment of the Carolina Thread Trail. Trail visitors can also use this trail to connect to the 2-mile Springfield Trail for an extended walk in the woods.

Quick Facts

Trail Uses Walking / Hiking / Running
Mountain Biking
Location Fort Mill (SC)
Difficulty Moderate
Length1.8 miles, One Way
Surface Gravel/Crushed stone
Natural surface
Fees No
PetsPermitted on leash
Motorized vehiclesNot Permitted
ADA CompliantNo
Number of parking spaces10
Hours of operationDawn - Dusk

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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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