McMullen Creek Greenway

Charlotte has an extensive greenway system in the metro area, and the McMullen Creek Greenway is one of the most popular greenways in the network. Connected to Four Mile and McAlpine Creek Greenways (both of which are undergoing construction until November 2014), the McMullen Creek Greenway is 5.8 miles in length. The horseshoe-shaped trail is predominantly hard-packed dirt/clay and gravel, …

Sherman Branch Mountain Bike Park

It is important to note that the parking lot for the facility is not located on Camp Stewart Road despite the address above. When using a GPS, continue on Rocky River Church Road past Camp Stewart Road and the parking lot will be located shortly after the intersection on the left. The gravel lot has space available for 30-40 cars …

Freedom Park

Freedom Park is truly an urban oasis with a multitude of fitness options for every type of exercise enthusiast! The 98-acre park, centered around a duck pond, offers wide concrete multi-use paths, tennis courts, basketball courts, and bikes for rent. It’s common to see people walking their dogs, running, and cycling throughout the park, and the atmosphere is peaceful enough …

Renaissance Park

Renaissance Park is one of the Charlotte area’s most popular running and biking locations, and with easy access to 6.5 miles of dirt and gravel trails relatively near the city, it’s easy to understand why. Parking is available at multiple locations within the park, including the tennis courts or the athletic fields, and the trails can be accessed from both …