Oklawaha Greenway

North Carolina

Oklawaha Greenway Facts

States: North Carolina
Counties: Henderson
Length: 3.25 miles
Trail end points: Berkeley Mills Park and Jackson Park
Trail surfaces: Asphalt
Trail category: Greenway/Non-RT
ID: 9012651
Trail activities: Bike, Inline Skating, Wheelchair Accessible, Walking

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Oklawaha Greenway Description

For lovers of outdoors, the Oklawaha Greenway presents a natural escape in an otherwise suburban setting.  The greenway trails Mud Creek for a big part of its length, beginning its northwesterly course at Jackson Park, through Patton Park and terminating at Berkeley Mills Park. Along the way, travelers become immersed in a variety of scenery changes, from manicured green spaces, to native marshes and forests. The greenway offers opportunities for wildlife and birdwatching; the wetland has an array of biological diversity which includes mammals, reptiles and amphibians. Signage provides information to curious travelers about the local flora and fauna.

The trail is open to shared use by a variety of users, including pedestrians, cyclists and rollerbladers.  At 10 feet wide and just over 3 miles long, it’s relatively flat throughout, making it great for users of all ages and abilities. There are road crossings at grade; there are also bridges over the marsh and one below grade crossing where the pathway ducks under Four Seasons Highway.

Future plans may extended from Jackson Park in going south. This would bring total trail length to 7 miles.

Parking and Trail Access

Parking and other amenities including restrooms and picnic tables can be found at any other parks along the greenway: Jackson Park (Jackson Park Rd), Patton Park and Berkeley Mills Park. 



Oklawaha Greenway Reviews

This is a great trail that connects 5 city parks near downtown Hendersonville. It's 10 feet wide so easily accommodates walkers and bikers. Pretty scenery, butterfly gardens, a few water fountains, and 3 bike fixing stations dot the path. You can extend your walk by walking the trails at several of the parks along the way.

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