Carolina Thread Trails

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Oakboro Rail Trail
Uses Walking / Hiking / Running
Paved Surface Biking
Location Oakboro (NC)
Difficulty Easy
Length0.2 miles, One Way

This .5-mile trail runs along the railroad. The trail also provides access to many points of interest in the town including the Oakboro Rail Museum and the Oakboro District Park.

Overmountain Victory Trail: Cowpens National Battlefield
Uses Walking / Hiking / Running
Horseback Riding
Location Gaffney (SC)
Difficulty Easy
Length1.6 miles, One Way

This rural trail offers a historic hike through the Cowpens National Battlefield. The trail travels along the historic Green River Road that both armies used to march to battle and passes many points of interest including the Robert Scruggs House, the 1856 Washington Light Infantry Monument, and several wayside exhibits about the Revolutionary War battle site.

Overmountain Victory Trail: Lake Whelchel
Uses Walking / Hiking / Running
Mountain Biking
Location Gaffney (SC)
Difficulty Moderate
Length1.7 miles, One Way

This natural surface trail offers a beautiful hike along the south shoreline of Lake Whelchel.

Pee Dee River Blueway
Uses Paddling
Location Ansonville (NC)
Lilesville (NC)
Wadesboro (NC)
Difficulty Moderate
Length19.7 miles, One Way

The Thread Trail Blueway segment of the Pee Dee River follows the Anson County boundary. Also known as the Great Pee Dee, this river is 232 miles in its entirety, of which 19.7 miles is designated Thread Trail blueway. Northwest of the Pee Dee River is the Rocky River which is also accessible to paddlers.  

Pharr Family Preserve Trail
Uses Walking / Hiking / Running
Mountain Biking
Location Midland (NC)
Difficulty Easy
Length1.7 miles, One Way

The Pharr Family Preserve Trail features a 1.7-mile, out-and-back walking and biking trail located on 66 acres of land preserved by the Catawba Lands Conservancy. The Pharr Family Preserve also includes a launch for canoes and kayaks to enter the Rocky River.

Ramsour's Mill Trail
Uses Walking / Hiking / Running
Mountain Biking
Location Lincolnton (NC)
Difficulty Easy
Length0.3 miles, One Way

This 0.3-mile natural surface trail runs behind the historic Ramsour's Mill Battleground. There is also a small river access point where paddlers can access Clark Creek and ultimately the South Fork River.

Richardson Greenway
Uses Walking / Hiking / Running
Paved Surface Biking
Location Barium Springs (NC)
Troutman (NC)
Difficulty Easy
Length1.6 miles, One Way

Richardson Greenway is a rail-to-trail conversion that runs through the center of the Town of Troutman and Barium Springs. There are two separate segments that will connect in the future.   

Ridgeline Trail
Uses Walking / Hiking / Running
Location Blacksburg (SC)
Gastonia (NC)
Kings Mountain (NC)
Difficulty Advanced
Length8.7 miles, One Way

This natural surface hiking trail connects Crowders Mountain State Park, Kings Mountain State Park and Kings Mountain National Military Park. This segment is part of a 15-mile trail network that encompasses four trails within the parks with various access points. 

River Park
Uses Walking / Hiking / Running
Paved Surface Biking
Mountain Biking
Location Rock Hill (SC)
Difficulty Easy
Moderate
Length2.0 miles, Network

There are three Thread Trail segments in River Park which contains a number of trails within the park. All segments connect to other trails leading out from the park. 

River Trail and Cottonwood Trail
Uses Walking / Hiking / Running
Mountain Biking
Horseback Riding
Location Boiling Springs (NC)
Shelby (NC)
Difficulty Easy
Length4.0 miles, One Way

These two natural surface trail are part of a larger network of trails along the Broad River in Boiling Springs, NC part of the Broad River Greenway. This area includes access to the Broad River and group camping opportunities. 

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