Trailing about: Carolina Thread Trail providing more than 500 miles of trails

The CTT stretches through 15 counties across the Carolinas.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (QC Life) - It’s official – 2023 is Year of the Trails (at least according to the North Carolina State Legislature)! And who better to join us for a little trail talk than Brett Baronak, Carolina Threat Trail director?

CTT is a network of more than 500 miles of biking, biking and paddling trails across 15 counties in the Carolinas, so there’s a little something for everyone.

A couple of newer spots are the Mountain Creek Park in Catawba County and the Rocky Branch Trail that connects Belmont and Cramerton.

Coming soon is the long-awaited connection of Little Sugar Creek Greenway between Brandywine and Tyvola, and Little Sugar Creek Greenway connection from Pineville to the NC-SC state line.

Finding a Carolina Thread Trail near you is as easy as going online to

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