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Division of Nature Preserves and Natural Resources is responsible for the protection and conservation of Mecklenburg County's parks designated as Nature Preserves.
Nature Preserves protect the county's biological resources and natural areas, while providing opportunities for environmental education, nature-based programs, and outdoor recreation.
Our staff offer more than 5,000 programs annually, perform natural resource management on over 7,600 acres, maintain more than 30 miles of nature trails, and operate 4 nature centers, and a public campground.
Mecklenburg County Checklists
Official Nature Preserve Trail Maps:
Mobile Trail Map: Link to Interactive Nature Trail Map
County Greenways: Existing and planned greenway trails around the county.
Central Carolinas Biodiversity Trail:
region around Charlotte.
On-Line Program Registration