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Uptown CycleLink

The Uptown CycleLink is a two-way protected bike lane stretching about 1.9 miles across uptown Charlotte. It primarily runs along 6th Street, connecting to 5th Street and 7th Street at the ends.
Trail Uses
Accessible Experience Paved surface biking
Location
Charlotte (NC)
Length
0.90 miles, One Way
Difficulty
Moderate, Advanced
Surface
Pavement
Motorized Vehicles
Not Permitted
Fees
No
Pets
Not Permitted
Restrooms
Unknown

Description

The Uptown Charlotte CycleLink runs from Little Sugar Creek Greenway at 7th Street 1.9 miles across the center of uptown to the Irwin Creek Greenway at 5th Street. Using 6th Street for the majority of the distance, the facility allows 2-way bicycle and e-scooter travel that is protected from motor vehicle traffic by curbing. The CycleLink plays a key role in bikeway network of the city and the region, by connecting the two north-south greenways located on opposite sides of uptown, as well as the Charlotte Rail Trail in the middle. CycleLink users can access many uptown businesses, musuems, and the public library.

Other Information

Attention motorists and cyclists! Watch this video to learn how to drive and cycle safely along the Uptown CycleLink.

Trail Manager

Please visit City of Charlotte for more information or contact:

City of Charlotte
600 East Fourth Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
704-336-4119
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Independence Park Trail
Irwin Creek and Stewart Creek Greenways
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Little Sugar Creek Greenway - Cordelia Park to 12th Street Segment
Little Sugar Creek Greenway - Tyvola Road to I-485 (Huntingtowne Farm Park) Segment
Uptown Charlotte Sidewalk Connector - Stonewall Street

Trailhead Information

Parking Address: Parking is available at Elizabeth Park. MAP. From there, the Uptown Cycle Track can be accessed by a 0.25-mile ride north along Little Sugar Creek Greenway to 7th Street.

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