8th Street Greenway

North Carolina

8th Street Greenway Facts

States: North Carolina
Counties: Cabarrus
Length: 0.5 miles
Trail end points: West A Street in Bakers Creek Park and North Loop Road
Trail surfaces: Asphalt
Trail category: Greenway/Non-RT
ID: 7217353
Trail activities: Bike, Inline Skating, Wheelchair Accessible, Walking

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8th Street Greenway Description

The half-mile 8th Street Greenway begins at North Loop Road and follows a tree-lined northwesterly route to Bakers Creek Park, where it connects to a trail of the same name which is part of a regional network called the Carolina Thread Trail.

The greenway is paved, wide and flat through a peaceful area, making for an easy and pleasant trip. The park provides trail goers with restrooms, picnic areas, basketball and tennis courts, a playground and a miniature golf course.

 

Parking and Trail Access

A gated parking lot is available at Bakers Creek Park (1275 West A Street) during park hours.

8th Street Greenway Reviews

This is a good start to what could be a complete jogging loop. It's a little short, but connecting with a few neighborhood streets, it makes a good jogging route. The one thing that would improve it would be a few sidewalks along these neighborhood streets. This would to make it a more defined and safe loop. The trail itself is very nice, surrounded by parks and undeveloped land.

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