Greensboro, North Carolina (NC) Trails & Maps

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  • American Tobacco Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 22.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone

    The American Tobacco Trail extends uninterrupted from Durham more than 22 miles south through Chatham County to its southern terminus in Wake County. In 2014, a bridge for the trail over Interstate 40 opened, linking the formerly disconnected ...
  • Atlantic & Yadkin Greenway

    Rail-Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 7.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone

    Stretching from north of Lake Brandt south to Greensboro Country Park and beyond, the newly named Yadkin & Atlantic Greenway is really a combination of three greenway segments, now made into one: the Lake Brandt and Bicentennial greenways and ...
  • Deep River Rail Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 1.25 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    Just a short section of the Deep River Rail-Trail is complete through Franklinville as of early 2011. Highlights of the Deep River Rail-Trail include an old fish weir built by early Native Americans. There are plans to extend the trail in ...
  • Dick & Willie Passage Rail Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 4.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Dick & Willie Passage Rail Trail runs for 4.5 miles on a former Danville & Western Railroad corridor, which was acquired by Southern Railway in 1920 and ultimately abandoned by its successor, Norfolk Southern, in 2009. The original railroad ...
  • Eagle Spur Rail-Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 2.3 miles
    Surface: Gravel

    The Eagle Spur Rail-Trail follows 2.2 miles of the former Durham-New Hill Railroad, from Stagecoach Road along New Hope Creek to Jordan Lake. When you're done exploring the Eagle Spur, cross over SR 751 and head north a short distance to ...
  • Forest Creek Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 3.5 miles
    Surface: Dirt

    The Forest Creek Trail is an important connecter between the Longleaf Trail at its southern tip and Nick's Creek Trail at its northern end. The adjoining Forest Creek Access also links it to Reservoir Park, which features a 95-acre lake popular ...
  • Gold Hill Rail-Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 1 miles
    Surface: Dirt, Gravel

    A trip along the Gold Hill Rail-Trail through this historic village will transport you back to a time when North Carolina was the country's only gold-producing state. Signs posted every few hundred feet along the mile-long dirt and gravel path ...
  • Libba Cotten Bikeway

    Rail-Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 0.38 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The short Libba Cotton Bikeway is built along an active rail spur right-of-way: the Norfolk and Southern Railroad. The bikeway connects Carrboro's central business district to just west of the UNC campus in Chapel Hill. (Take Cameron Avenue ...
  • Longleaf Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 0.5 miles
    Surface: Dirt

    Nestled in the northern outskirts of the charming town of Southern Pines, the Longleaf Trail provides a useful connection between the Pine Grove Village, Talamore and Longleaf neighborhoods. Running between the Forest Creek Trail and the Longleaf ...
  • Mill Creek Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 1 miles
    Surface: Dirt

    The Mill Creek Trail provides an important linkage between Reservoir Park -- a popular fishing, boating and hiking spot -- and the Warrior Woods residential area. On its western end, the 1-mile trail connects to the Reservoir Park Greenway that ...
  • Muddy Creek Greenway

    State: NC
    Length: 2.9 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Muddy Creek Greenway follows its namesake waterway through woodlands and meadows in the western outskirts of Winston-Salem. The mix of environments makes the trail a birdwatchers paradise. Cardinals, bluebirds, chickadees and woodpeckers ...
  • Nick's Creek Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 1 miles
    Surface: Dirt

    Nick's Creek Trail provides a tranquil route through scenic woodlands. The 1-mile trail runs from Highway 22 south to the Forest Creek Trail, which leads to Reservoir Park, a popular recreational area.
  • Richmond and Danville Rail-Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 5.5 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The Richmond and Danville Rail-Trail follows part of the right-of-way of the old railroad of the same name, an important transportation corridor for the Confederacy during the Civil War. The railroad linked the Confederate capital of Richmond ...
  • Riverwalk Trail (VA)

    Rail-Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 7.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The 7.5-mile, paved Riverwalk Trail is part of Danville's expanding network of trails. This scenic pathway along the Dan River connects industry, beautiful parks and natural areas. It travels through some of the most important and historical ...
  • Salem Creek Greenway

    State: NC
    Length: 4.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Salem Creek Greenway consists of two paved segments that follow the tree-lined creek diagonally for nearly 5 miles across southern Winston-Salem. A short sidewalk connection allows passage between the two. The trail begins off the parking ...
  • Salem Lake Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 7 miles
    Surface: Cinder, Dirt, Gravel, Sand

    The Salem Lake Trail runs nearly 7 miles, circling Salem Lake at the park of the same name in the city of Winston-Salem. Near downtown, the park offers a 365-acre lake and the trail provides scenic lake views. The surface is dirt, sand, gravel ...
  • Uptown Spur Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 0.7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Martinsville's Uptown Spur Trail, as its name implies, runs along an abandoned railroad spur line. Like the trains before its conversion, the paved trail branches off from the former main line—now the 4.5-mile Dick & Willie Passage Rail Trail—to ...
  • Winston-Salem Strollway

    Rail-Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 1.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone

    As its name suggests, the Winston-Salem Strollway presents the perfect setting for a leisurely walk. Completed in 1988, the popular rail-trail links Winston-Salem's modern business district with historic Old Salem. The first segment threads ...
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