North Carolina Rail-Trails

Click on a red dot in the map below to see information about that rail-trail.

List of Trails

Durham, Chatham and Wake Counties
22+ miles
City of Greensboro and Guilford County
7.5 miles
Downtown Charlotte
2 miles
Randolph
Currently a bit less than 2 miles. Long term plans are to add up to 3 miles.
Harnett County
5 miles - Walking, biking, no RTVs or horses (paved trail)
Triangle Area. Durham County. Right off of Stagecoach Rd. and less than a half mile down from Hwy 751
2.2 miles
Elkin
15-mile climb (in progress) to the base of Stone Mountain
Rutherford County
0.8 miles, via bicycle: 30 minutes at a leisurely pace
Rowan County
1 mile
Gastonia
1.7 miles
Mecklenberg County
2.93 miles
Lansing
0.5 miles on the former Virginia-Carolina rail bed
Western North Carolina. Madison County. Intersection of Hwy 25/70 and Hwy 208
3.6 miles
Orange County
1 mile
Franklin
4.5 asphalt-paved miles used for bicycling and hiking
Lincolnton
1 mile
Western North Carolina. Swain County. Alongside U.S. 19/ U.S.74, off of Wayah Rd.
1.2 miles / 0.5 paved trail
Stanley County
1.5 miles
Abermarle
Roger Snyder, 1.4 miles / Rock Creek, 1 mile
Martin County
0.8 miles
Lincolnton
0.8 miles
Rutherford County. Intersection of W. Main St. and Kentucky St. in Spindale
8 miles
Iredell County, between US 21 - NC115 / Main Street and Eastway Drive
1 mile
Forsyth County
1.2 miles