Supporter Spotlight: Ally Financial

Out on the trail recently we caught up with Kathleen Price and Margaret Borg, both part of Ally Financial’s  Environmental Sustainability team. Ally officially launched their […]

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 […]

Carolina Thread Trail & Catawba Lands Conservancy 2021 Year In Review

The past year continues to bring surprises, challenges and opportunities for the Carolina Thread Trail. We continue to make strides toward our vision of a connected […]

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 […]

Check Out Our Fall-Winter Newsletter

Our Fall-Winter 2021 newsletter is here! We are excited to share this special issue that celebrates the Conservancy’s 30th anniversary and shares more exciting updates about […]

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. […]

Funding trails: It’s not magic, it’s money

Building a trail network isn’t as easy as drawing lines on a map. It takes time, thoughtful planning and importantly, money. While trails aren’t cheap to […]