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Briar Creek Greenway - Colony Rd. to Runnymede Ln. (Myers Park High School)

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This mostly gravel trail follows Briar Creek behind Myers Park High School from Colony Road to Runnymede Lane.  Nearby amenities include Myers Park High School, Alexander Graham Middle School, Selwyn Elementary School and Myers Park Country Club.  Briar Creek Greenway will eventually stretch over 6 miles from Little Sugar Creek Greenway at Tyvola Road to Methodist Home Park at Eastway Drive.

Nature Facts:

This section of greenway is home to River Otters.  These large, secretive mammals re-colonized in this part of the city in the late 1990s and are periodically encountered by visitors and residents.  The otters feed on fish and other stream creatures like crayfish and mussels.


Paved and Gravel Greenway = 0.91 Mile


1798 Runnymede Ln. Charlotte, NC 28211- Alexander Graham Middle School (after school hours and on weekends).  Click here for Google Maps

Alternative Transportation:

CATS   (Confirm route, schedule, and stop before beginning trip) 

Nearby Amenities:

Myers Park High School

Alexander Graham Middle School

Selwyn Elementary School

Myers Park Country Club


 For Further Information:

Contact Capital Planning Services at 980-314-1000 or email us at



Office Location:

Mecklenburg County
Park and Recreation
5841 Brookshire Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28216


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