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Riverbend Farm Trail

This trail runs 0.8 miles along Riverbend Farm fields, providing gentle slopes ideal for walking and running. Riverbend Farm Trail is also home to a canoe and kayak launch, providing paddlers access to the Rocky River.
Trail Uses
Walking / hiking / running
Location
Midland (NC)
Length
0.80 miles, One Way
Difficulty
Easy
Surface
Natural surface
Motorized Vehicles
Not Permitted
Fees
No
Pets
Permitted on leash
Parking Spaces
8
Restrooms
No
Hours
Dawn - Dusk

Description

Riverbend Farm Trail is an out-and-back natural surface trail that is owned by the Town of Midland and part of the Carolina Thread Trail network. With a trail length of 0.8 miles, the total trip is 1.6 miles. The trail provides easy grades and gentle slopes that are great for walking or running.  A canoe and kayak launch is located just a short distance from the trailhead. This launch is 4.5 miles downriver from the Pharr Family Preserve Trail and its launch (located also in Midland).

Riverbend Farm is a pumpkin patch that operates during the month of October. Trail visitors will enjoy year round access to the sights and sounds of an operational farm.

Trail Manager

Visit the Town of Midland for more information or contact:

Town of Midland
4293-B Hwy 24/27 East
Midland, North Carolina
704-888-2232
townofmidland@midlandnc.us
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Trail Tips

Bugs Be Gone
Wear light-colored clothing, ideally DEET-free insect repellent, or a headnet to safely keep the biting bugs at bay.
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Pharr Family Preserve Trail
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Trailhead Information

Parking Address and Trailhead Location: MAP

Canoe and Kayak Launch: MAP

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