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This section of Little Sugar Creek Greenway provides connectivity between Carolinas HealthCare System, the amenities at Freedom Park (sports fields and courts, a lake, amphitheater, playgrounds, outdoor shelters, and the Mahlon Adams Pavilion), Charlotte Nature Museum, Park Road Elementary School, and Park Road Shopping Center.
The Liz Hair Nature Walk adjacent to Carolinas HealthCare System is named after Liz Hair, the first woman to be elected to and chair the Mecklenburg County Board of County Commissioners and the first woman the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners. She founded the Democratic Women's Club and the Women's Political Caucus. Mrs. Hair help establish the Council on Aging, Council for Children, Mecklenburg County Women's Commission, Spirit Square and the Public Arts Program. In 1975 she was named Charlotte Woman of the year. Liz Hair has always been a strong advocate for parks and greenways.
Traveling East on East Blvd., Turn Right into Freedom Park
Traveling West on East Blvd., Turn Left into Freedom Park
Access to Little Sugar Creek Greenway is located on the Left as you enter the park.There are additional access points throughout the park.
1910 Freedom Park Service Road Charlotte, NC 28203 (Freedom Park off East Boulevard)
1656 Sterling Road Charlotte, NC 28209 (Charlotte Nature Museum)
North Side of Westfield Road between Tranquil Avenue and Brandywine Road (on street parking)
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Length: Paved Greenway = 2.88 Miles
CATS Bus (Confirm route, schedule, and stop before beginning trip):
Park Road Shopping Center
Shops at Park Road
Carolinas HealthCare System
Charlotte Nature Museum
For Further Information:
Contact Greenway Planner Gwen Cook at 704-432-1570 or by email
Health Alert: To prevent spread of COVID-19, County services are operating at a limited capacity.