Carolina Thread Trails

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Catawba Nation Greenway Trail
Uses Walking / Hiking / Running
Location Rock Hill (SC)
Difficulty Easy
Length2.5 miles, One Way

This natural surface trail runs along the Catawba River through the Catawba Indian Nation Reservation and is open to the public to enjoy and learn about this area's Native American tribe. 

Catawba River Blueway - Lake Norman Section
Uses Paddling
Location Catawba (NC)
Catawba Springs (NC)
Cornelius (NC)
Davidson (NC)
Denver (NC)
Huntersville (NC)
Mooresville (NC)
Troutman (NC)
Difficulty Moderate
Length31.1 miles, One Way

31-mile stretch along the Catawba River starting at the north terminus of Lake Norman. This section brings you pass Lake Norman State Park and Latta Plantation Preserve.

Catawba River Blueway - Lake Wylie Section
Uses Paddling
Location Belmont (NC)
Charlotte (NC)
Fort Mill (SC)
Lake Wylie (SC)
Mount Holly (NC)
Rock Hill (SC)
Tega Cay (SC)
York (SC)
Difficulty Moderate
Length27.3 miles, One Way

Approximately 27 miles of flatwater paddling through the Catawba River in North Carolina into Lake Wylie and South Carolina.

Catawba River Blueway - Mountain Island Lake Section
Uses Paddling
Location Huntersville (NC)
Mount Holly (NC)
Difficulty Easy
Length6.1 miles, One Way

Mountain Island Lake is located south of Lake Norman and hosts 61 miles of shoreline. Three canoe/kayak launches create a 6.1-mile blueway stretch in this section. 

Catawba River Blueway- Lake Wylie Dam to Highway 9
Uses Paddling
Location Catawba (NC)
Fort Mill (SC)
Lancaster (SC)
Rock Hill (SC)
Difficulty Moderate
Length29.3 miles, One Way

The 30-mile stretch of flatwater on the Catawba River between Lake Wylie Hydro Dam and the upper end of Fishing Creek Lake remains wooded and natural rich in wildlife and history rooted in the Catawba Indian Nation. 

Catawba Riverfront Greenway
Uses Walking / Hiking / Running
Paved Surface Biking
Location Mount Holly (NC)
Difficulty Easy
Length0.2 miles, One Way

Catawba Riverfront Greenway is a paved surface trail running along the Catawba River within Tuckaseegee Park.

Claremont City Park Trail
Uses Walking / Hiking / Running
Location Claremont (NC)
Difficulty Easy
Length0.2 miles, One Way

The Claremont City Park is host to .2-miles of the Carolina Thread Trail and is part of looped roughly a .5-mile trail within the park.

Clark's Creek and Mallard Creek Greenway
Uses Walking / Hiking / Running
Paved Surface Biking
Location Charlotte (NC)
Difficulty Easy
Length5.7 miles, One Way

This trail follows the southeastern portion of Mallard Creek Greenway from Kirk Farm Fields, through the University Research Trail, and along Clark's Creek Greenway in Charlotte, NC.

Conover City Park Trail
Uses Walking / Hiking / Running
Paved Surface Biking
Location Conover (NC)
Difficulty Easy
Length0.3 miles, One Way

This trail is located in the City of Conover's City Park that overlooks a stormwater wetland that supports a variety of wildlife. The trail provides access to playgrounds, shelters and a splash pad.

Dye Creek Greenway
Uses Walking / Hiking / Running
Paved Surface Biking
Location Mooresville (NC)
Difficulty Easy
Length0.5 miles, One Way

The Dye Creek Greenway at Bellingham Park provides a perimeter route around the park and provides access to adjacent neighborhoods.

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