Hop on a greenway for views of nature and neighborhoods, and connections to historic sites, nature preserves and recreation. Bring water, snacks, binoculars and an open mind for adventure. Wildlife like deer, fish and turtles may make an appearance, depending on the season. Bird watchers can identify cardinals, hawks, Great blue heron, bluebirds, woodpeckers and more.


The Mecklenburg County Greenway System is quickly becoming one of the finest in the nation. Greenways are linear parks that connect people and places. Greenways are vegetated natural buffers that promote water quality, help reduce the impacts of flooding, and provide wildlife habitat.