December 1 Nature Walk: Native Plants and Birds

Friday, December 1 | 12-1 pmmineral springs
Mineral Springs Greenway
6214 McNeely Road
Waxhaw, NC 28173
3.5 miles | Easy Nature Walk| Ages 10+

Together with the Town of Mineral Springs, join us on the Carolina Thread Trail segment of Mineral Springs Greenway for a winter stroll as experts point out native plants and birds along this natural surface trail.

There will be community volunteer workday before the hike on this trail from 9am-11:30am. Please register here if you’d like to help before your walk!

Requirements and Recommendations

  • Pre-registration is required for this FREE tour. Register using the form below.

 What is Provided

  • Guide and staff to answer questions about the trail, local flora and fauna, and share stories of community history
  • Snack and drink

What to Bring

  • Water
  • Good closed toed shoes
  • Comfortable clothing

Hiker Trailheads Membership Redemption – Fall into the Thread

Thank you for coming to Fall into the Thread! Since someone else purchased your ticket, please redeem your Hiker Trailheads membership here that is included in the ticket price. Your one-year membership includes monthly Carolina Thread Trail eNews, three mailed newsletters, car magnet and one ticket to Fall into the Thread which you attended!

Please fill out all pieces of this form. Happy trails!

Jan 18 Sunset Ride on the Thread Trail, Kings Mountain Gateway Trail

Thursday, Jan 18 | 4-6 pm
Sunset Ride on the Thread Trail: Kings Mountain Gateway Trailneed now
126 W Gold St
Kings Mountain, NC 28086
12 miles | Moderate Group Bike Ride | Ages 10+

Join us for an inclusive group ride. Together we will ride along Kings Mountain Gateway Trail, part of the Carolina Thread Trail. We will ride from the town of Kings Mountain along  paved, gravel, and natural surface trail as the sun sets. Hear from our Community Coordinator, Bret Baronak as he discusses the on-going development of the Thread Trail.  Come along and enjoy an evening on the Thread Trail!

Requirements and Recommendations

  • Pre-registration is required for this FREE tour. Register using the form below.

 What is Provided

  • Guide and staff to answer questions about the trail, local flora and fauna, and share stories of community history
  • All required gear and safety equipment to participate including headlamp to borrow and reflective vest to borrow for the ride
  • Snack and drink

What to Bringneed now

  • Please bring your own bike
  • Please bring your own helmet
  • Water
  • Good closed toed shoes
  • Comfortable clothing

    Jan 17 Sunset Ride on the Thread Trail: Kings Mountain Gateway Trail

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Dec 21 Sunset Ride on the Thread Trail, Avon/Catawba Creek Greenway

Thursday, Dec 21| 4-6 pm
Sunset Ride on the Thread Trail: Avon/Catawba Creek Greenwayneed now
1401 Golf Course Dr
Gastonia, NC 28054
6 miles | Easy Group Bike Ride | Ages 10+

Join us for an inclusive group ride. Together we will ride along Avon/Catawba Creek Greenway, part of the Carolina Thread Trail. We will ride beside the creek and along a paved trail as the sun sets. Hear from our Community Coordinator, Bret Baronak as he discusses the on-going development of the Thread Trail.  Come along and enjoy an evening on the Thread Trail!

Requirements and Recommendations

  • Pre-registration is required for this FREE tour. Register using the form below.

 What is Provided

  • Guide and staff to answer questions about the trail, local flora and fauna, and share stories of community history
  • All required gear and safety equipment to participate including headlamp to borrow and reflective vest to borrow for the ride
  • Snack and drink

What to Bringneed now

  • Please bring your own bike
  • Please bring your own helmet
  • Water
  • Good closed toed shoes
  • Comfortable clothing

    Dec 21 Sunset Ride on the Thread Trail: Avon/Catawba Creek Greenway

    Register to join us for the bike ride!

Nov 16 Sunset Ride on the Thread Trail, McAlpine Creek and Campbell Creek Greenway

Thursday, Nov 16 | 4-6 pm
Sunset Ride on the Thread Trail: McAlpine Creek and Campbell Creek Greenwayneed now
110 Old Bell Road
Charlotte, NC 28270
8 miles | Easy Group Bike Ride | Ages 10+

Join us for an inclusive group ride. Together we will ride along McAlpine Creek and Campbell Creek Greenway, part of the Carolina Thread Trail. We will ride beside a wildlife rich area and along boardwalk, paved, and gravel trails as the sun sets. Hear from our Community Coordinator, Bret Baronak as he discusses the on-going development of the Thread Trail.  Come along and enjoy an evening on the Thread Trail!

Requirements and Recommendations

  • Pre-registration is required for this FREE tour. Register using the form below.

 What is Provided

  • Guide and staff to answer questions about the trail, local flora and fauna, and share stories of community history
  • All required gear and safety equipment to participate including headlamp to borrow and reflective vest to borrow for the ride
  • Snack and drink

What to Bringneed now

  • Please bring your own bike
  • Please bring your own helmet
  • Water
  • Good closed toed shoes
  • Comfortable clothing

    Nov 16 Sunset Ride on the Thread Trail: McAlpine Creek and Campbell Creek Greenway

    Register to join us for the bike ride!

Sept 21 Sunset Ride on the Thread Trail, Long Creek Preserve Trail

Thursday, Sept 21 | 6:30-7:30 pmneed now
Long Creek Preserve Trail
5500 Whitewater Center Parkway, (turn into the gravel driveway names “Staff/Overflow Parking” on the right before you enter the fee station for the Whitewater Center)
Charlotte, NC 28214
15 miles | Moderate Group Bike Ride | Ages 10+ | Dog Friendly

Join us for a group mountain bike. Ride along Long Creek Preserve Trail, part of the Carolina Thread Trail. We will ride beside the Catawba River and over this hilly, gravel and natural-surface trail as the sun sets. Hear from our Community Coordinator, Bret Baronak as he discusses the on-going development of the Thread Trail.  Join us and ride into the sunset.

Requirements and Recommendations

  • Pre-registration is required for this FREE tour. Register using the form below.

 What is Provided

  • Guide and staff to answer questions about the trail, local flora and fauna, and share stories of community history
  • All required gear and safety equipment to participate including headlamp to borrow and reflective vest to borrow for the ride
  • Snack and drink

What to Bringneed now

  • Please bring your own bike
  • Please bring your own helmet
  • Water
  • Good closed toed shoes
  • Comfortable clothing

    Sept 21 Sunset Ride on the Thread Trail: Long Creek Preserve Trail

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Oct 19 Sunset Ride on the Thread Trail, Clark’s Creek and Mallard Creek Greenway

Thursday, October 19  | 5-8 pm
Sunset Ride on the Thread Trail: Clark’s Creek and Mallard Creek Greenwayneed now
201 East Mallard Creek Church Road
Charlotte, NC 28262
15 miles | Moderate Group Bike Ride | Ages 10+ | Dog Friendly

Join us for an inclusive group ride. Together we will ride along Mallard Creek Greenway, part of the Carolina Thread Trail. We will ride beside neighborhoods and along a paved trail as the sun sets. Hear from our Community Coordinator, Bret Baronak as he discusses the on-going development of the Thread Trail.  Come along and enjoy an evening on the Thread Trail!

Requirements and Recommendations

  • Pre-registration is required for this FREE tour. Register using the form below.

 What is Provided

  • Guide and staff to answer questions about the trail, local flora and fauna, and share stories of community history
  • All required gear and safety equipment to participate including headlamp to borrow and reflective vest to borrow for the ride
  • Snack and drink

What to Bringneed now

  • Please bring your own bike
  • Please bring your own helmet
  • Water
  • Good closed toed shoes
  • Comfortable clothing

 

Oct 19 Sunset Ride on the Thread Trail: Clark's Creek and Mallard Creek Greenway

Register to join us for the bike ride!

August 17 Sunset Ride on the Thread Trail, South Prong/West Branch Rocky River Greenway

Thursday, Aug 17 | 6-8 pm
Sunset Ride on the Thread Trail: South Prong/Rocky River Greenwayneed now
Approximately 18444-458 Shearer Road
Davidson, NC 28036
10 miles | Moderate Group Bike Ride | Ages 10+

Join us for an inclusive group ride. Together we will ride along West Branch Rocky River Greenway, part of the Carolina Thread Trail. We will ride beside West Branch Nature Preserve along a paved trail as the sun sets. Hear from our Community Coordinator, Bret Baronak as he discusses the on-going development of the Thread Trail.  Come along and enjoy an evening on the Thread Trail!

Requirements and Recommendations

  • Pre-registration is required for this FREE tour. Register using the form below.

 What is Provided

  • Guide and staff to answer questions about the trail, local flora and fauna, and share stories of community history
  • All required gear and safety equipment to participate including headlamp to borrow and reflective vest to borrow for the ride
  • Snack and drink

What to Bringneed now

  • Please bring your own bike
  • Please bring your own helmet
  • Water
  • Good closed toed shoes
  • Comfortable clothing

    August 17 Sunset Ride on the Thread Trail: South Prong/West Branch Rockey River Greenway

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July 20 Sunset Ride on the Thread Trail: Four Mile Creek Greenway

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Thursday, July 20 | 7:30-8:30 pm
Sunset Ride on the Thread Trail: Four Mile Creek Greenwayneed now
100 W McDowell St
Matthews, NC 28105
4 miles | Moderate Group Bike Ride | Ages 10+ | Dog Friendly

Join us for an inclusive group ride. Together we will ride along Four Mile Creek Greenway, part of the Carolina Thread Trail. We will ride beside Squirrel Lake Park along a paved trail as the sun sets. Hear from our Community Coordinator, Bret Baronak as he discusses the on-going development of the Thread Trail.  Come along and enjoy an evening on the Thread Trail!

Requirements and Recommendations

  • Pre-registration is required for this FREE tour. Register using the form below.

 What is Provided

  • Guide and staff to answer questions about the trail, local flora and fauna, and share stories of community history
  • All required gear and safety equipment to participate including headlamp to borrow and reflective vest to borrow for the ride
  • Snack and drink

What to Bringneed now

  • Please bring your own bike
  • Please bring your own helmet
  • Water
  • Good closed toed shoes
  • Comfortable clothing

    July 20 Sunset Ride on the Thread Trail: Four Mile Creek Greenway

    Register to join us for the bike ride!

Template: Sunset Ride on the Thread Trail

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Thursday, Month, Date | Time (adjusted so that the first part of the ride is before dark and the second is after dark)
Trail with Link to  CTT map page
need now 123 Parking Address
City, State 00701
mileage | “Difficulty of trail” Group Bike Ride | Ages 10+

Join us for an inclusive group ride. Together we will ride along INSERT TRAIL NAME, part of the Carolina Thread Trail. INPUT ONE-TWO SENTENCE DESCRIPTION OF THE TRAIL. Hear from our Community Coordinator, Bret Baronak as he discusses the on-going development of the Thread Trail.  Come along and enjoy an evening on the Thread Trail!

Requirements and Recommendations

  • Pre-registration is required for this FREE tour. Register using the form below.

 What is Provided

  • Guide and staff to answer questions about the trail, local flora and fauna, and share stories of community history
  • All required gear and safety equipment to participate including headlamp to borrow and reflective vest to borrow for the ride

What to Bring

  • Please bring your own bike
  • Please bring your own helmet
  • Water and snack
  • Good closed toed shoes
  • Comfortable clothing

    Template: Sunset Ride on the Thread Trail: INSERT TRAIL NAME

    Register to join us for the bike ride!