Mountain Island Park Trail Extension
In 2018, the City opened a one-mile natural surface trail extension from the existing Mountain Island Park south along the Catawba River. The one-way greenway segement in 1.6 miles in length providing visitors with an additional 3.2-mile loop.
Location: Along Catawba River, south of Moutain Island Dam
The extension of the Mountain Island Park Greenway features five pedestrian bridges, a natural surface, and a heavily-shaded and more secluded feel. The construction was completed in nine months (a combined 242 work hours).
The ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. Many local organizations, City officials, and caring citizens attended the event.