Combined, these wide, paved trails (a little over 2 miles long, one way) wind through gorgeous, historic neighborhoods toward uptown with several notable stops along the way. (See trail map.)
StoryWalk book) and the Wallace Pruitt Recreation Center. Continue south through the beautiful Wesley Heights Neighborhood along a beautiful tree-lined path.
Ray's Splash Planet and Irwin Ave. Elementary School.
How to get there:
Parking for the Stewart Creek Greenway is available at Bruns Ave. Elementary School, located at 501 S. Bruns Ave., Charlotte, NC, 28208; and at Ray's Splash Planet, located at 215 N. Sycamore St., Charlotte, NC, 28202. Here's a trail map if you're not familiar with the area.
Don't forget to pack:
- Comfy shoes or your preferred riding toy (with helmets!)
- Hats, sunscreen and sunglasses: The greenways are only partially shaded.
- Water and snacks: You can spend several hours on the greenway and adjacent parks, so prepare to refuel as needed.
- Here's a trail map if you're not familiar with the area.