Hike NC for Your Health: South Fork Rail Trail

Saturday, May 6 | 10 am–12 pm
South Fork Rail Trail
2648 Laboratory Road
Lincolnton, NC 28092
3.6 miles | Easy Exercise Hike | All Ages | Dog Friendly

Get some exercise on this group hike along the Carolina Thread Trail. The trail will take us adjacent to the historic Laboratory Mill and along the South Fork of the Catawba River in the 324-acre Rhyne Preserve conserved by Catawba Lands Conservancy. This is the perfect beginner hike! This is an out-and-back, natural surface trail of easy difficulty.

This hike is in partnership with HIKE NC!, a program designed to introduce everyone, from beginners to experienced hikers, to outdoor exercise opportunities in their community. Each participant will be entered to win weekly prizes. 

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

What to Bring

  • Water
  • Good closed toed shoes
  • Sunscreen and bugspray
  • Snacks

    May 6, HIKENC! : South Fork Rail Trail

    Register to join us for the hike!