ATTENTION: The parking lot at Seven Oaks Preserve Trail is temporarily closed due to a downed tree. The trail is still accessible via Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden.

Twelve Mile Creek Trail - Walnut Creek Park Segment

This segment of the Twelve Mile Creek Trail is comprised of natural surface, boardwalks and sidewalks that run through Walnut Creek Park in Lancaster. It will connect to the greenway segment in the Prescot neighborhood and Town Creek Park in Waxhaw, N.C. A 170-foot suspension bridge now spans Twelve Mile Creek, connecting the trail in SC to a segment of trail in NC. 
Trail Uses
Walking / hiking / running Mountain biking
Location
Lancaster (SC)
Length
3.7 miles, One Way
Difficulty
Moderate
Surface
Gravel/Crushed stone, Natural surface, Boardwalk, Sidewalk, Mowed grass
Motorized Vehicles
Not Permitted
Fees
No
Pets
Permitted on leash
Parking Spaces
50
Restrooms
Yes
Hours
Dawn - Dusk

Description

Twelve Mile Creek Trail at Walnut Creek Park stretches along Twelve Mile Creek for nearly 3.7 miles from Walnut Creek Park through Walnut Creek neighborhood to the South Carolina/North Carolina state line. This natural surface trail hosts a number or boardwalks and bridges. 

The trail is located on the south side of the Twelve Mile Creek in the park and ends at the Carrington Drive Bridge. At the Carrington Drive Bridge you have to cross Carrington Drive to catch the trail on the north side of Twelve Mile Creek. The trail continues onto NC, becoming Twelve Mile Creek Greenway, with a 170-foot suspension bridge that spans the creek. The Walnut Creek subdivision is a planned development district consisting of over 900 acres which has been approved for 2,000 homes, 10 acres of future retail and commercial development and a 61 acre county park. In the Walnut Creek Park there are baseball fields, tennis courts, pickle ball courts, playgrounds soccer fields and plenty of parking. There is also a large covered picnic shelter and park office building with restrooms and concessions.

This segment will connects to the Twelve Mile Creek Greenway in Waxhaw, N.C. through the Prescot neighborhood and in to Town Creek Park. 

Trail Manager

Please visit Lancaster County for more information or contact:

Lancaster County
Hail Hiott-Director
260 S. Plantation Rd
Lancaster, SC 29720
803-283-2111
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Trailhead Information

Parking Address: 10521 Walnut Creek Parkway, Lancaster, SC 29720 MAP

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