River Link Greenway

The River Link Greenway will parallel the South Fork River and will run underneath Wilkinson Boulevard and connect to Goat Island Greenway at Goat Island Park.
Trail Uses
Walking / hiking / running Paved surface biking
Location
Cramerton (NC)
Length
0.7 miles, One Way
Difficulty
Easy
Surface
Pavement
Motorized Vehicles
Unknown
Fees
No
Pets
Permitted on leash
Parking Spaces
25
Restrooms
Yes
Hours
Dawn to Dusk

Description

The Town of Cramerton extended Goat Island Greenway. This extension is called the River Link Greenway which will add .7 miles to the Carolina Thread Trail. The River Link Greenway winds along the banks of the South Fork River. At the end of the greenway is a boardwalk that leads to a viewing area overlooking the natural wetlands.

The River Link is connected to Goat Island Park. "Goat Island is home to a paved, handicapped-accessible greenway which stretches seven-tenths of a mile around the island. This walk can be extended in the pedestrian-friendly Greenwood neighborhood to the west or through downtown Cramerton to the east."Gaston Gazette. Goat Island Park is connected to the Town of Cramerton with a bridge that spans the river on both sides connecting the River Link Greenway to the Goat Island Park Trail.

Trail Manager

Visit the Cramerton Website for more information or contact:

Town of Cramerton
Eric Smallwood-Director
155 N. Main Street
Cramerton, NC 28032
704-824-4231
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It’s a good idea to drink water or hydrating fluids during the day, especially when you’re active. Bring along a water bottle or hydration backpack on the trail.
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Trailhead Information

Parking Address: 142 8th Avenue, Cramerton, NC 28032 MAP

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