South Prong Rocky River Greenway/ Southeast Greenway/ Davidson Greenway

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Snack Attack

Bring along a small snack in case you get hungry or feel a drop in energy while exercising.


Parking Address: Next to Davidson Elementary School, 635 South Street, Davidson, NC MAP

Trailhead Location: At Davidson-Concord Road MAP

Parking Address and Trailhead Location: River Run Athletic Park, 19000 Robert Walker Dr, Davidson, NC 28036 MAP

Trailhead Location: Connecting West Branch Rocky River Greenway MAP




This greenway segment is part of a 5.7-mile mile network of trails in Davidson. The wide paved trail accommodates walkers, runners, and bikers.

*Special Note: The greenway ends at Avinger Lane where users must take the overland sidewalk connection through the residential neighborhood to connect with the latter half of the greenway. A small sign at each intersection provides directions to access the latter half. Turn right onto Pine Road from Avinger Lane, then left onto Patrick Johnston Lane to find the greenway resuming at the bottom of the hill to the left off of Patrick Johnston Lane.Click here to view a map of the entire Davidson trail network.

This trail winds along a pleasant creek and through neighborhoods in the town of Davidson. Occasional benches line the trail and provide comfortable resting spots for trail visitors.


Trail Manager

Visit the Mecklenburg County Parks & Recreation website for more information and a map or contact:

Mecklenburg County
Parks & Recreation Department
5841 Brookshire Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28216
Phone: 704-432-1570


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This 5.7-mile greenway connects downtown Davidson with neighborhoods to the southeast along the South Prong of the Rocky River.

Quick Facts

Trail Uses Walking / Hiking / Running
Paved Surface Biking
Location Davidson (NC)
Difficulty Easy
Length5.7 miles, Network
Surface Boardwalk
Fees No
PetsPermitted on leash
Motorized vehiclesNot Permitted
ADA CompliantYes
Number of parking spaces20
Hours of operationDawn - Dusk

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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.

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