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River Trail

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Trail Tips

Ride Safe

When biking, wear a helmet and use a bell to signal your approach to other trail users. Consider bringing a spare tube and pump so that you can fix a flat tire and offer help to other cyclists in need. When riding on roads, bike in the same direction as traffic.

Trailhead

Parking Address and Trailhead Location: 1782 Quality Cir, Rock Hill, SC 29730 MAP

Description

"Everyone can enjoy River Park's environmentally sensitive 70 acres on the pristine Catawba River. Several miles of wooded trails, including handicapped accessible trails, wander through the park and along the scenic river. You can enjoy a picnic while observing plants, birds and animals in a peaceful undisturbed setting." Rock Hill Website The River Park-River Trail segment of the Carolina Thread Trail runs along the Catawba River connecting to the Riverwalk: Piedmont Medical Center Trail at the Riverwalk Tressle. The River Trail is rubberized and handicapped accessible.

At the trailhead, there is a public canoe/kayak launch. The Rock Hill PTR Paddling Program offers programs throughout the year. The Moonlight Kayak event is one of the most popular family events through A.L.L. Outdoors  of Rock Hill.

This portion connects to Riverwalk: Piedmont Medical Center Trail to the River Park for a 3.3-mile walk with continuous Catawba River views.

Other Information

River Park Currently Closed Due to Improvement Projects

" River Park is closed due to improvement projects estimated to conclude in late spring 2020 (weather dependent).  Users of the Piedmont Medical Center Trail along the Catawba River can access the trail via Riverwalk and the Catawba River Trailhead (100 Celriver Rd.) which has restrooms, a water fountain and parking." Rock Hill Website 2/3/2020

Trail Manager

Visit the Town of Rock Hill for more information or contact:

City of Rock Hill
Parks, Recreation and Tourism
155 Johnston Street
Rock Hill, SC 29731-1706
Phone: 803-329-5620

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The River Trail section of the River Park network is a 1-mile portion of the Carolina Thread Trail that follows the Catawba River with a rubberized surface greenway.

Quick Facts

Trail Uses Walking / Hiking / Running
Paved Surface Biking
Location Rock Hill (SC)
Difficulty Easy
Length1.0 miles, One Way
Surface Pavement
Other
Fees No
PetsPermitted on leash
Motorized vehiclesUnknown
ADA CompliantNo
Number of parking spaces20
RestroomsYes
Hours of operationDawn-Dusk

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Conscious Crossing

Make eye contact with oncoming drivers before crossing a street, even at a crosswalk. Use crossing signals when available.

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