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Goat Island Park

704-824-4231

Goat Island Park

141 8th Ave.

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Goat Island Park, in the middle of the South Fork River, is a popular stop for paddlers. The island is full of activities: 18-hole disc golf course, fishing pier, playgrounds, exercise equipment, a kayak launch, permanent ping-pong tables and cornhole boards. A Carolina Thread Trail greenway runs east-west through the park with a bridge connecting the island to downtown.

River Link Greenway

River Link Greenway is a relatively flat, asphalt greenway that will take you past streams with great blue herons, turtles and birds before guiding you through a more wooded area where deer are often spotted. Enjoy this .6 mile greenway (1.25 out and back round trip) which is wheelchair and stroller friendly.

Goat Island Greenway

The Goat Island Greenway is .7 miles of paved surface trail, including two pedestrian bridges that go over two sections of the South Fork Catawba River onto Goat Island Park.

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