North Carolina State Trails - Trails in North Carolina

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  • 8th Street Greenway

    State: NC
    Length: 0.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The half-mile 8th Street Greenway begins at North Loop Road and follows a tree-lined northwesterly route to Baker's Creek Park, where it connects to a trail of the same name. The pathway is paved, wide and flat through a peaceful area, making ...
  • Abbotts Creek Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 1.32 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Abbotts Creek Trail courses along a tree-lined route beside open fields and subdivisions in a suburban community near Wake Forest, North Carolina. The trail follows Abbotts Creek and passes by North Wake landfill. For more information contact: Raleigh ...
  • 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 ...
  • Avon/Catawba Creeks Greenway

    State: NC
    Length: 2.88 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Avon Creek and the Catawba Creek greenways run through wooded and open areas among both undeveloped and residential neighborhoods. The trail begins at Lineberger Park (700 East Garrison Boulevard) and heads southeast to Robinwood Road, just ...
  • Baileywick Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 0.6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Most of the short and sweet Baileywick Trail runs through Baileywick Park in the oakwood neighborhood of suburban Raleigh, North Carolina. The 50-acre park has two baseball diamonds, picnic shelters, restrooms and a playground. The park is open ...
  • Baker's Creek Greenway

    State: NC
    Length: 1.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The paved, scenic Baker's Creek Greenway follows its eponymous creek, connecting two parks in central North Carolina's Kannapolis. The trail is part of the Carolina Thread Trail, a network of pathways across 15 counties in North and South Carolina. At ...
  • Belmont Rail Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 1.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Belmont Rail Trail is scheduled for construction in fall 2013, with a planned opening set for fall 2014. Paralleling Main Street for much of its route, the asphalt trail will connect Belmont Abbey College (located just off Woodlawn Avenue) ...
  • Brevard Bike Path

    Rail-Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Brevard Bike Path is a relatively flat trail, nearly 5 miles long. About 1 mile (northwest end) follows the old Carr Lumber Company railway corridor and extends into the Pisgah National Forest up to the Davidson River Campground. The south ...
  • Briar Creek Greenway

    State: NC
    Length: 1.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Briar Creek Greenway will one day stretch 6 miles through Charlotte and connect to the Little Sugar Creek Greenway. Currently, the trail is open in two disconnected segments totaling 1.4 miles. The shorter, northern section runs about a half ...
  • Buffalo Creek Greenway (Neuse Riverwalk)

    State: NC
    Length: 2.9 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Buffalo Creek Greenway (also known as the Neuse Riverwalk) meanders along a wooded waterway through the heart of Smithfield in central North Carolina. It is one day hoped to become part of the state's Mountains-to-Sea Trail, a hiking pathway ...
  • Cape Fear River Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 4.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The 4-mile-long Cape Fear River Trail winds through a mix of wooded acres and marshes and affords stunning views of the Cape Fear River. The trail is relatively flat but with some hills. You will encounter boardwalks and bridges, even one covered ...
  • Catawba River Greenway

    State: NC
    Length: 3.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Catawba River Greenway meanders, along with its river namesake, through the historic town of Morganton, North Carolina. The trail encompasses wooded areas, open meadows and the quaint commercial village. Virtually in the center of downtown, ...
  • Charlotte Trolley Trail (Charlotte Trolley Rail-with-Trail)

    Rail-Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 3.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    Take a trip down memory lane by strolling or cycling the Charlotte Trolley Rail-with-Trail. This 2-mile trail follows the Charlotte Trolley as it tootles its way from E. 9th Street in Uptown to Clanton Road in the historic South End. The ...
  • City of Lenoir Greenway

    State: NC
    Length: 7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The City of Lenoir Greenway is a system of several loops and endpoints meandering through an urban landscape of parks and open areas, recreation centers, the library and wooded tracts. For more information: 828-757-2165
  • Clayton River Walk

    State: NC
    Length: 4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

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  • Crabtree Creek Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 12.15 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Crabtree Creek Trail in suburban Raleigh, North Carolina, is composed of seven segments: Alleghany, Buckeye, Crabtree Valley, Crabtree-Oak Park, Fallon Creek, Middle Crabtree Creek and North Hills. The segments range from 0.25 mile to just ...
  • 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 ...
  • Dismal Swamp Canal Trail (NC)

    State: NC
    Length: 4.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Dismal Swamp Canal Trail is a paved, heavily wooded pathway along the eastern border of Dismal Swamp State Park. The park offers more than 112,000 acres of forested wetlands and is teeming with wildlife, including black bears, bobcats, subtropical ...
  • Dunn-Erwin Rail-Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 5 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The Dunn-Erwin Rail-Trail traverses 5.3 miles of the Aberdeen and Rockfish corridor in Harnett County, North Carolina. It connects the downtown areas of Dunn and Erwin, coursing through the suburbs, light industrial areas and cotton fields, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Endor Iron Furnace Greenway

    State: NC
    Length: 1.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Endor Iron Furnace Greenway runs along Big Buffalo Creek on the west side of Sanford, which sits about 40 miles southwest of Raleigh. The paved trail begins at Kiwanis Family Park, which offers a playground and picnic tables. From there, it ...
  • Forest Creek Access

    State: NC
    Length: 0.4 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone, Sand

    The Forest Creek Access Trail is a short connector trail between the Reservoir Park Greenway and Forest Creek Trail. It is part of a larger system of greenways in the community of Southern Pines in Moore County, North Carolina. For more information, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Forrest Hunt Greenway

    Rail-Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 0.8 miles
    Surface: Cinder

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  • French Broad River Greenway

    State: NC
    Length: 2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The French Broad River Greenway links three of Asheville's parks: Hominy Creek, Carrier, and French Broad River. The trail follows the river, coursing through a wooded strip of land, through the parks and among some residential and light commercial ...
  • Gary Shell Cross-City Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 15 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The Gary Shell Cross-City Trail connects recreational attractions, such as Halyburton Park, Empie Park, McCrary Park, and Wrightsville Beach with the University of North Carolina Wilmington Campus and the Autumn Hall community. The trail ...
  • 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 ...
  • Green Mill Run Greenway

    State: NC
    Length: 1.6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Green Mill Run Greenway travels for just over a mile through the city of Greenville from the East Carolina University campus to Greensprings Park. About midway, you'll traverse Elm Street Park, which is packed with opportunities for fun; there, ...
  • Hare Snipe Creek Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 3.7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Dirt

    The Hare Snipe Trail provides access to Lake Lynn; its northern terminus follows Hare Snipe Creek from Ray Road to Wooten Meadow Park. From here the trail makes a loop around Lake Lynn, with a boardwalk crossing the lake's headwaters. Enjoy ...
  • Highland Rail Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 1.6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Highland Rail Trail is named for the neighborhood that it runs adjacent to as it travels through Gastonia along the former Carolina and Northwestern (C&NW) Railway. Although short, it offers an important connection between downtown Gastonia ...
  • Irwin Creek and Stewart Creek Greenways

    Rail-Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete, Gravel

    The Irwin Creek and Stewart Creek Greenways cover 2 miles of trail alongside their namesake creeks in Charlotte's city center. The Irwin Creek Greenway begins at Ray's Splash Planet and travels through Frazier Park and the Wesley Heights neighborhood. ...
  • Jacksonville-Camp LeJeune Rail-to-Trails

    Rail-Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 5.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Jacksonville-Camp LeJeune Rail-to-Trails path extends along abandoned rail beds from the Marine Corps base at Camp LeJeune (Midway Park area) 5.2 miles northwest to Marine Boulevard in Jacksonville. The plan is to make the rail-trail part ...
  • Kings Mountain Gateway Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 4.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Gravel

    Kings Mountain Gateway Trail is situated in a beautiful natural park setting offering a picnic shelter, restrooms, drinking fountains, and parking. Much of the park is heavily wooded and the trail is suitable for hiking and biking. The trail ...
  • Knoll Road Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 1.5 miles
    Surface: Concrete, Gravel

    The Knoll Road trail is part of the Southern Pines Greenway system in Moore County, North Carolina. It is 1.5 miles and relatively flat, coursing through a quiet residential area of the community of Southern Pines. From Midland Road the trail ...
  • 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 ...
  • Little Rock Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 1.6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    Beginning at E. Martin Street, the Little Rock Trail heads south through Chavis Park, running parallel with Chavis Way. The park features rock outcroppings, swimming pool, baseball diamond, shelters and a carousel built in 1937 (nominal fee ...
  • Little Sugar Creek Greenway

    State: NC
    Length: 5.9 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The Little Sugar Creek Greenway, part of the Carolina Thread Trail, runs along eastern Charlotte and will one day stretch more than 15 miles down to the Catawba River in neighboring South Carolina. The trail is a beautiful urban gem, connecting ...
  • Little Tennessee River Greenway (Franklin)

    State: NC
    Length: 5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Gravel

    The Little Tennessee River Greenway follows the Little Tennessee River and a tributary, Cartoogechaye Creek. There are plans to extend the greenway from Suli Marsh, at Arthur Drake Road to Lake Emory, another 2 miles. The greenway meanders ...
  • Longleaf Access Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 0.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Sand

    The Longleaf Access Trail is a short connector trail between the Tall Timbers Trail and Longleaf Trail. It is part of a larger system of greenways in the community of Southern Pines in Moore County, North Carolina. For more information, contact: Town ...
  • 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 ...
  • Louisburg Bike Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 2.24 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The 2.2-mile, paved Louisburg Bike Trail runs from S. Main Street to Vance-Granville Community College (VGCC). At the Main St. end, you'll find the trail at Depot Street Hill, just south of the Tar River bridge. The Louisburg Bike Trail is a ...
  • Lower McAlpine Creek, McMullen Creek & Four Mile Creek Greenways

    State: NC
    Length: 5.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Boardwalk, Gravel

    On the southern outskirts of Charlotte, a series of connected greeways along creeks form a horseshoe-shaped path of nearly 6 miles. The pathway is primarily paved with wooden boardwalks over creeks and wetlands; a section of the McMullen Creek ...
  • Marcia H. Cloninger Rail-Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 1.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Marcia H. Cloninger Rail-Trail, known locally as the Lincolnton Rail-Trail, offers a chance to explore the heart of this small Southern town, highlighted by a stately courthouse, model Main Street, thriving arts scene, and nearby lakes and ...
  • McDowell Creek Greenway

    State: NC
    Length: 1.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    About 12 miles north of Charlotte, the McDowell Creek Greenway links the communities of Huntersville and Cornelius. The paved, mile-and-a-half route is part of the larger Carolina Thread Trail, a regional network that will connect 15 counties ...
  • 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 ...
  • Mine Creek Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 6.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Dirt, Gravel

    The Mine Creek Trail consists of five distinct segments: Bent Creek (paved), Inman Connector (unpaved), Ironwood (paved), Lake Park (unpaved), Sawmill (unpaved) and Shelley Lake (paved). The segments vary in length from 0.25 mile to nearly 2.5 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Nantahala Bikeway

    Rail-Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 1.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The 1.2-mile Nantahala Bikeway extends from the Nantahala Outdoor Center to the Nantahala Gorge raft launch site in the Nantahala National Forest. A half-mile of the trail follows an abandoned spur of the Murphy Branch, now the popular Great ...
  • Neuse River Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 27.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Boardwalk, Concrete

    Along the eastern outskirts of Raleigh, the Neuse River Trail follows the river for nearly 28 miles from Falls Lake Dam to the Wake/Johnston County line. There are several river crossings along the way, including two on suspension bridges. The ...
  • 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.
  • Peavine Trail (NC)

    Rail-Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 1.5 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone, Grass

    The Peavine Trail runs for 1.5 miles from State Street in downtown Marion, North Carolina to just south of the First Christian Church on Rutherford Road. Construction of the crushed gravel and grass trail began immediately after the City of ...
  • Pinehurst Greenway

    State: NC
    Length: 5.81 miles
    Surface: Concrete, Gravel

    The Pinehurst Greenway is located in the heart of a premier golf destination. It winds for nearly 6 miles through the community of Pinehurst and its historic business district. The greenway links Rassie Wicker Park, Cannon Park, a butterfly ...
  • Point Lookout Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 3.63 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The paved, 3.62-mile Point Lookout Trail follows the Old NC 10/Highway 70 route through the Royal Gorge, once known at the Central Highway, through the Pisgah National Forest. The trail ascends more than 900 feet between Old Fort and Ridgecrest, ...
  • Princeville Heritage Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 3 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    In addition to providing a new center of recreation, the Princeville Heritage Trail also commemorates the historical significance of the oldest city in the United States to have been chartered by African Americans. The 3-mile fully accessible ...
  • Reedy Creek Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The Reedy Creek Trail links William B. Umstead State Park to Meredith College. Beginning at the edge of Umstead State Park, the trail passes among some of the area's feature attractions, including the North Carolina Museum of Art (enjoy the ...
  • Reservoir Park Greenway

    State: NC
    Length: 2.1 miles
    Surface: Concrete, Gravel, Sand

    The Reservoir Park Greenway is part of a larger system of greenways in the community of Southern Pines in Moore County, North Carolina. The trail loops around the Southern Pines Reservoir (95 acres) through wooded areas, over a dam and past ...
  • River to the Sea Bikeway

    Rail-Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 11 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The River to the Sea Bikeway (WMPO Bicycle Route 1) is an 11-mile, on- and off-road bicycle route that follows the Historic Beach Car Line, which carried vacationers from downtown Wilmington to Wrightsville Beach by trolley. The bikeway is comprised ...
  • Roanoke Canal Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 7.8 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone, Dirt

    The Roanoke Canal Trail is a beautiful recreational biking route from the town of Roanoke Rapids to Weldon. The trail follows one of the country's most impressive and best-preserved early 19-century canals. Begun before 1819, and completed in ...
  • Rocky Branch Trail (NC)

    State: NC
    Length: 3.89 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Rocky Branch Trail offers beautiful views of the Raleigh city skyline, while also passing through the length of the North Carolina State University campus. It also links to Pullen Park, which has an aquatics center, arts center, amusements ...
  • Roger F. Snyder Greenway

    Rail-Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 1.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The Roger F. Snyder Greenway is an ambitious project to create a citywide trail system in Albemarle, North Carolina. A portion of the trail is open for use, including two disconnected segments on a former Norfolk Southern Railway corridor. The ...
  • Sabina Gould Walkway

    Rail-Trail

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

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  • 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 ...
  • Sam's Branch Greenway

    State: NC
    Length: 1.25 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Sam's Branch Greenway is a short, but scenic trail in the town of Clayton, just south of Raleigh. At the Neuse River, it connects to the Clayton River Walk, which in turn connects to the Neuse River Trail, offering a combined 33 continuous miles ...
  • Simms Branch Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 1.66 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Simms Branch Trail boasts several areas of large loblolly pine and connects Falls River to Durant Park. Watch for wildlife, including plenty of deer and maybe some beaver. You'll find a small waterfall near Durant Middle School and some ...
  • Skewarkee Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 0.9 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Skewarkee Trail in Williamston, NC, runs along a railroad corridor that was once part of the Atlantic Coastline Railway. The wide, paved track is 1 mile long and a nice jaunt for bikers, inline skaters, walkers and joggers. Nearby you can ...
  • Snelling Branch Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 0.85 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Snelling Branch Trail is just under 1 mile and links Shelley Lake with Optimist Park. The Snelling Branch Trail, which runs east and west, joins Mine Creek Trail north of Shelley Lake. The 30-acre Optimist Park includes a nature trail, ...
  • South Fork Rail-Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 0.8 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone, Dirt

    As you might expect, the South Fork Rail-Trail closely follows the South Fork of the Catawba River. The trail rests atop a former rail corridor within land preserved by the Catawba Lands Conservancy. Scenic views of the river abound, and wildflowers ...
  • South Tar River Greenway

    State: NC
    Length: 3.1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    South Tar River Greenway offers a pleasant, wooded route of just over 3 miles in the eastern North Carolina city of Greenville. The paved trail follows the southern bank of the Tar River with few road crossings, providing a nice option for families. ...
  • Speight Branch Greenway

    State: NC
    Length: 1.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Speight Branch Greenway offers a paved, shaded route through a residential area of Cary, which lies on the western edges of Raleigh. The trail begins at Southeast Cary Parkway and travels north along Speight Branch Creek. A pedestrian tunnel ...
  • Spring Forest Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 0.45 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Spring Forest Trail parallels Triangle Town Boulevard from Sumner Boulevard for only 0.5 mile north. Use caution at the crossing on Old Wake Forest Road.
  • Tall Timbers Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 0.2 miles
    Surface: Gravel, Sand

    The Tall Timbers Trail is a short connector trail between the Longleaf Access Trail and the Reservoir Park Greenway. It is part of a larger system of greenways in the community of Southern Pines in Moore County, North Carolina. For more information, ...
  • Tanglewood Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 0.5 miles
    Surface: Gravel

    The Tanglewood Trail is a short, gravel trail in the Tanglewood section of the Southern Pines community, Moore County, North Carolina. The trail is part of a larger system of greenways in Southern Pines. It starts on Morganton Road, and even ...
  • Tar River Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 7.1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Tar River Trail parallels the Tar River, where Tuscarora Indians traveled before colonists settled here. Along the trail you will find evidence of early colonial history, the industrial revolution, Civil War activity and a tribute to the ...
  • Thermal Belt Rail-Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 8 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    If you enjoy rail-trails that flaunt their railroading past, you're sure to love the Thermal Belt Rail-Trail. This well-maintained route runs 8 miles from Spindale north to Gilkey, passing through the tiny towns of Rutherfordton and Ruth. Its ...
  • Torrence Creek Greenway

    State: NC
    Length: 1.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Torrence Creek Greenway offers a pleasant route through meadows, woodlands, and wetlands south of Huntersville. Along the paved, 1.4-mile route, the trail offers many points to access the surrounding neighborhoods. On its eastern end, there ...
  • Troutman Rail-Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 1 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The 1-mile Troutman Rail-Trail runs from Troutman's business district to a newer north end shopping area, following the former rail bed of the Statesville to Charlotte Norfolk Southern Line. The rail-trail lies between US 21/SR 115/Main Street ...
  • Wakefield Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 1.44 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Dirt

    The Wakefield Trail follows the power line from Falls of Neuse Road south to Dunard Street, just under 1.5 miles. There is a slight jog in the trail where it meets Wakefield Plantation Drive. If you're heading south, at Wakefield Plantation ...
  • Walnut Creek Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 13.26 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone

    The Walnut Creek Trail is divided into six segments: Lake Johnson (5.63 miles of paved and unpaved), Lower Walnut Creek, Lower Walnut Creek-Walnut Creek Park, Lower Walnut Creek-Worthdale, Middle Walnut Creek and Upper Walnut Creek. The Lake ...
  • 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 ...
  • Yadkin Rail Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 0.8 miles
    Surface: Gravel

    The Yadkin Rail Trail, also known as the Rock Creek Park Greenway, is a short hiking trail south of Albemarle, North Carolina. The trail follows the same former Norfolk Southern Railway corridor as the Roger F. Snyder Greenway farther north, ...
  • Yadkin River Greenway

    State: NC
    Length: 5.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Cinder, Crushed Stone

    The Yadkin River Greenway is a work in progress, currently in three segments that have yet to be joined. Construction will take place during summer 2011. The first segment of the greenway begins at the D Street bridge in North Wilkesboro ...
  • Yadkin River Trail

    State: NC
    Length: 2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Dirt

    The multi-use Yadkin River Trail accommodates pedestrians, bicyclists and joggers in the beautiful Happy Valley area of Caldwell County. The 2-mile trail is paved and includes a walking loop near the Happy Valley Elementary School.