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11.24.21

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. […]
09.30.21

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. […]
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 […]