Cherokee County Awarded FLAP Grant to Develop Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail and Carolina Thread Trail

Cherokee County, S.C. – Cherokee County was the recent recipient of a Federal Lands Access Program (FLAP) grant that will provide significant funding to plan and […]

Climate Conversations exhibit will benefit Carolina Thread Trail

Celebrate Earth Day beautifully & thoughtfully with a visit to an interactive art exhibit. Wil Bosbyshell manages to make the vast climate challenges we face personal […]

Easement Agreement Will Bring Public Trails To Spencer Mountain

Gaston County, N.C. – Outdoor enthusiasts will soon have an iconic hiking destination to complement Crowders Mountain, thanks to a trail easement agreement between Catawba Lands […]

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 […]