Advancing Forney Creek Restoration

An impaired stream in Lincoln County is one big step closer to being restored, with an acquisition that provides protection on both sides of the stream. […]

Trail Power: Economic study shows how trails benefit communities

For trail users and supporters, it’s no secret that access to the outdoors brings many benefits. Better health for users of course, but also positive economic […]

Carolina Thread Trail awards $634,000 for trail projects to 7 partners

We just announced our newest round of implementation grant awards! All seven of these communities are taking steps forward in the process of expanding trails, and […]

Win prizes for spending time outside with our outdoor BINGO

We know you enjoy the outdoors (hey, you’re visiting the website of a trails organization, right?) but let’s face it, sometimes we need a little motivation […]

Three Trails to Know if You Love Spring Wildflowers

Spring is here and Mother Earth is beginning to wake up, bringing a bounty of gorgeous blooms. For all you flower lovers out there, we’ve pulled […]

Find over 500 miles of trails and greenways for your holiday hikes!

Charlotte, N.C. – Just in time for the winter holidays and a warm weekend forecast, the Carolina Thread Trail launched a redesign of its interactive online […]

Carolina Thread Trail Launches $13 Million Campaign: Public Kick-Off with over $11 Million in Hand

Charlotte, N.C.—The Carolina Thread Trail today officially launched a fundraising campaign to build the next nearly 200 miles of the Carolina Thread Trail (CTT).  A $1 […]

Destination: Recreation

Over the last few years, Gaston County has increasingly become a destination for outdoor recreation, with water sports like kayaking and paddle boarding gaining in popularity. […]

Request For Proposals: Thread Trail Looks for Sign Vendor

The Carolina Thread Trail is looking for a vendor to fabricate and install signs along its trails. Please see the full Request For Proposals (RFP) below. […]