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08.17.21
Four people in green shirts walk towards the viewer with a golden retriever, along a gravel trail. Signpost with trail information in foreground, lush forest in background.

2023 will be “Year of the Trail”

The state of North Carolina has officially designated 2023 as the “Year of the Trail”, with a goal of boosting awareness of trails as well as […]
06.28.21

Building trails that last – how we’re treading toward a more sustainable trail network

So you think you know about sustainability? We’re willing to bet that when you hear the word, trails aren’t what come to mind. Nevertheless, sustainability is […]
06.14.21

Residents from around the Carolinas celebrate the outdoors at Carolina Thread Trail’s National Trails Day event

Mount Holly, N.C. – The Carolina Thread Trail and City of Mount Holly welcomed approximately 1,200-1,500 people from around the Greater Charlotte region to celebrate trails […]
05.17.21

Carolina Thread Trail and City of Mount Holly to celebrate the outdoors with socially distanced National Trails Day event

Mount Holly, N.C. – The Carolina Thread Trail will bring back its annual National Trails Day celebration on Saturday, June 5, 2021 with an increased focus […]
02.22.21

Catawba Lands Conservancy Plans Improvements To Spencer Mountain Kayak Launch, With Funding From The Gaston Community Foundation

Gaston County, N.C. – A favorite spot for outdoor enthusiasts, the Spencer Mountain River Access Canoe and Kayak Launch in Spencer Mountain, N.C. will soon get […]
02.09.21

Top Trails For Birding

Are you one of the many Carolinians who keep a bird feeder because you like to watch your backyard birds during the winter? Perhaps you just […]
01.15.21
Four people in green shirts walk towards the viewer with a golden retriever, along a gravel trail. Signpost with trail information in foreground, lush forest in background.

What does the future hold for development, trails in Charlotte?

It’s no secret to folks who live in the greater Charlotte region – we’re growing and developing faster than many people could have imagined. That means […]
01.12.21

Five Triumphs in a Tough Year

Last year brought a lot of challenges to the Thread Trail and Conservancy. As we look back on this unprecedented year that was 2020, it’s incredible […]
12.21.20

Thread Trail hidden gems to explore over the holidays

We know the holidays are going to be different this year…but one thing that isn’t changing? Nature. With that in mind, we wanted to remind you […]