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Avon Creek Greenway

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Trail

1.3 mile 2.1 kilometer point to point
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Elevation

Ascent: 0' 0 m
Descent: -37' -11 m
High: 734' 224 m
Low: 697' 212 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 1% (0°)
Max Grade: 2% (1°)

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Trail shared by Carolina Thread Trail

Avon Creek Greenway is a 1.3-mile paved greenway that connects Lineberger Park to Catawba Creek Greenway.

Carolina Thread Trail

Features Fall Colors · River/Creek · Spring · Wildlife

Family Friendly Avon Creek Greenway is paved and flat, making it accessible for bicycles, scooters, or strollers.

Description

Avon Creek Greenway begins at Lineberger Park, a public park with many recreational opportunities. The trail then goes through a tunnel under E. Garrison Blvd. There is a bikeshare station at the beginning of the trail and a short bridge over Avon Creek. The trail continues to follow Avon Creek, parallel to Fern Forest Drive for 1.2 miles. The trail runs through a residential neighborhood. Avon Creek Greenway ends when it intersects with the middle of Catawba Creek Greenway.

Parking is available at Lineberger Park (632 E Garrison Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28054).

Flora & Fauna

Flowering deciduous trees, vines and wildflowers, rabbits, chipmunks, squirrels and many types of birds can be seen along the trail.

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Contacts

Local Club: Carolina Thread Trail

Aug 14, 2019: Going the Distance

Aug 8, 2019: The River & Us

Jun 25, 2019: Weathering Extreme Storms

Land Manager: City of Gastonia Parks and Recreation

Sep 5, 2014: Rankin Lake Park

Jun 17, 2014: Optimist Club Park

Jun 17, 2014: Youth Sports

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Avon Creek Greenway
Apr 18, 2019 near Gastonia, NC
E Garrison Blvd Underpass - Avon Creek Greenway
Apr 18, 2019 near Gastonia, NC

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