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Salisbury Greenway

The Salisbury Greenway offers all of the citizens an opportunity to enjoy all that natures has to offer and connection between Kelsey Scott Park, Forest Hill Park to Grant's Creek. Eventually, as construction progresses, the Salisbury Greenway will be a 5.2-mile loop.
Trail Uses
Walking / hiking / running Paved surface biking
Location
Salisbury (NC)
Length
4.1 miles, One Way
Difficulty
Easy
Surface
Boardwalk, Sidewalk, Pavement
Motorized Vehicles
Not Permitted
Fees
No
Pets
Permitted on leash
Parking Spaces
20+
Restrooms
Unknown
Hours
Dawn to Dusk

Description

The Salisbury Greenway provides connections between recreational areas, parks and natural areas. Through its construction of the greenway, the Salisbury Parks and Recreation Department fulfills its mission to provide “quality leisure services through safe, attractively maintained parks and diversified programs that meet the current and future needs of the community." Salisbury Greenway Brochure

The Forest Hill Park, located along the greenway, is a "9.4-acre park that is conveniently located and provides a greenway connector between Memorial Park and Knox Middle and Overton Elementary schools. The connector features an attractive bridge with inviting walking and sitting areas." Salisbury Parks and Recreation Website. Kelsey Scott Park is an additional destination along the greenway. There is a railroad bridge that dates back to 1856, a softball field, two basketball courts, and a 9-hole disc golf course in the 21.7-acre park.

"Greenways like the one in Salisbury allow us to move in communities and provide for the more active and environmentally conscientious population that we see emerging. "Center for the Environment Website  The City of Salisbury is well on its way to achieving this goal but still has a few sections that still need to be completed in order to finish the loop such as the connection between Prescott Drive and Grant's Creek section, which will also connect back to Kelsey Scott Park.

Other Information

See Salisbury Parks and Rec Master Plan for more information.

Trail Manager

City of Salisbury
217 S. Main St.
Salisbury, NC 28144

704-216-PLAY
play@salisburync.gov
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Trailhead Information

Trailhead Location and Street Crossing: 383 Grove St, Salisbury, NC 28144 MAP

Trailhead Location and Parking Access: Overton Elementary School, 1825 W Park Rd, Salisbury, NC 28144 MAP

 
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