Greenways & Trails
Choose from a variety of options throughout Cornelius for your enjoyment, from earthen trails through wooded areas to paved greenways across open fields. Find your favorite.
- Bailey Road Park Trails - 1.7 miles
- NEW! Caldwell Station Creek Greenway - 2.6 miles
- Jetton Mini Park Trail - 0.4 miles
- Jetton Park Trail- 1.5 miles (County)
- Legion Park Trail -0.5 miles
- McDowell Creek Greenway - 1.5 miles (County)
- Robbins Park Trails - 2.7 miles
- Torrence Chapel Park Trails - 0.6 miles
- Walter Henderson Trails - 0.3 miles
OUT FOR BID: Smithville-to-JV Washam Greenway
The Town of Cornelius desires to engage private engineering or landscape architectural firms (PEF or PLAF) to provide planning, design and land acquisition services for the Smithville-to-JV Washam Greenway and Westmoreland Road Multi-Purpose Corridor (NCDOT TIP# EB-5777) and Upper McDowell Creek Tributary Stream Restoration. Bids are due on October 12, 2017, at 12 p.m. Download the RFQ.
The PARC Department held two community meetings to discuss the proposed extension of McDowell Creek Greenway from Westmoreland Rd. to Catawba Ave., connecting to the existing McDowell Creek Greenway trail between Birkdale and Westmoreland Road. This project was funded by the 2013 voter-approved Park & Recreation bond referendum. Read our Greenway Fact Sheet.
UNDER DESIGN: McDowell Creek Greenway Phase II
Full Map |Section Close-Up 1 | Section Close-Up 2 | Section Close-Up 3 | Section Close-Up 4
PROPOSED: Greenway Trail ConstructionFind out more about the proposed Mooresville to Charlotte Trail, a 30-mile trail that will provide a corridor for non-motorized transportation (bicycle and pedestrian) in our region. Get additional information.
§ 93.05 DRIVING AND PARKING IN UNDESIGNATED AREAS.
(A) No person shall drive or park a vehicle in any park or within or upon a safety zone, walking path, bicycle trail, jogging trail, fire truck trail, service road or any part of any park not so designated for vehicular traffic by the Director, nor in an area or on a road or trail marked for authorized vehicles only.
VEHICLE. Any wheeled conveyance, whether motor powered or animal driven, including but not limited to motorbikes, mopeds, and motorcycles; except self-powered bicycles, wheel chairs and similar vehicles, baby carriages, and vehicles in the service of the Department.
PARK. All parks, playgrounds, recreation centers, greenway, water areas, wildlife refuges, nature preserves or other recreation areas, including any adjacent public parking area as well as the driveway, entrance way or pedestrian walkway used by the public to access the park or recreation center, developed or undeveloped, and structures thereon, owned, operated, jointly operated, leased or managed by the town.