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Uptown CycleLink

The Uptown Cycle Track is a two-way protected bike lane along 6th Street in Uptown Charlotte. 
Trail Uses
Paved surface biking
Charlotte (NC)
0.9 miles, One Way
Moderate, Advanced
Motorized Vehicles
Not Permitted


The Uptown Charlotte Cycle Track (Phase I) runs from Little Sugar Creek Greenway at 7th Street to the Charlotte Rail Trail. This 0.9-mile protected bike lane is the first phase of the longer planned Cycle Track that will provide a continuous greenway to greenway connection.

The completed Uptown Cycle Track will span Uptown Charlotte east/west and provide a connection between Little Sugar Creek Greenway and Irwin/Stewart Creek Greenway. This project aims to help Charlotte reach its vision of becoming a true city of bikes, balance needs of all modes of transportation and curb space users, increase safety and comfort for cyclists and pedestrians, and increase accessibility for cyclists of all ages and abilities. 

To learn more about the Uptown Cycle Track and to read updates about Phase II, visit City of Charlotte's project page.

Other Information

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

Trail Manager

Please visit City of Charlotte for more information or contact:

City of Charlotte
Will Washam

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Wear light-colored clothing, ideally DEET-free insect repellent, or a headnet to safely keep the biting bugs at bay.
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View Connector Trails
Independence Park Trail
Irwin Creek and Stewart Creek Greenways
Little Sugar Creek Greenway - Brandywine Road to 7th Street Segment
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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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