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Campbell Creek Greenway runs along a headwater tributary to McAlpine Creek between Lockmont Dr. and Margaret Wallace Road. Upper McAlpine Creek Greenway connects to Campbell Creek Greenway at Independence Blvd. and continues to Sardis Road. Don't miss the remains of abandoned turn-of-the century Lucas family grist mill midway along Campbell Creek Greenway trail! Charlotte's original Greenway Park, McAlpine Creek Greenway, built in 1978, was the first public greenway trail ever acquired and built in the western piedmont of North Carolina.
Campbell Creek Greenway was the last documented location for Queen snakes in Mecklenburg County in the early 1990's. This snake species requires clean, clear, rocky stream habitats to survive. Keep your eyes open and help us confirm the Queen snake in the Queen City. Though surrounded by urban development, McAlpine Creek Greenway is the only greenway where you can see river otter, beaver, and mink all in one general area. Also protected at this greenway is Mecklenburg County's only population of a native Larkspur (Delphinium tricorne), a very rare, purple, showy, spring ephemeral wildflower. 188 species of birds have been documented along McAlpine Creek Greenway, the second highest site total in Mecklenburg County.
Paved Greenway = 4.76 Miles
Cottonwood Nature Trail = 1.5 Miles
McAlpine Creek Cross County Course = 3.1 Miles (5K)
2116 Margaret Wallace Road Charlotte, NC 28105 (gravel lot across from Fire Station)
300 Boyce Rd., Charlotte, NC 28211 (James Boyce Park)
8711 Monroe Rd., Charlotte, NC 28212 (McAlpine Creek Park)
110 Old Bell Rd., Charlotte, NC 28270
CATS (Confirm route, schedule, and stop before beginning trip)
Independence Square East Shopping Center Quorum Marketplace Greylyn Business Park Charlotte Christian School James Boyce Community Park McAlpine Creek Regional Park Upper McAlpine Creek Greenway
Campbell Creek Greenway
Contact Capital Planning Services at 980-314-1000 or by email at PRK-planners@Mecklenburgcountync.gov