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Getting Here

Visitors to Gaston County in North Carolina will find the town of Belmont located just south of I-85 at exit 27 . The downtown is located just off of the Catawba River and is the closest town in the county to Charlotte, NC.

Things to Do

The City of Belmont is a small yet growing town located west of Charlotte, North Carolina in Gaston County. Visitors to this town will find lots of things to do. People enjoy strolling down our historical streets, shopping and grabbing a bite to eat at one of our many fine restaurants, or joining us for one our festivals downtown.

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden
At the top of the list of things to do in Belmont, NC is a visit to Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden. Located on 380 acres along the banks of Lake Wylie the Garden offers spectacular gardens, sparkling fountains, a conservatory dedicated to the display of tropical plants and orchids, a visitor pavilion, a garden store and nature trails.

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Belmont

HIKE & BIKE THESE TRAILS

Meadowwood Walk at DSBG

Natural Surface

Easy

0.6 mile loop

A short walk around the back of Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden.

Belmont to Cramerton Sidewalk Connector

Sidewalk

Easy

1.3 Miles

Starts at Stowe Park in Belmont and connects almost to Cramerton.

Persimmon Trail at DSBG

Natural Surface

Easy

3.2 miles

This short trail that connects with the Carolina Thread Trail and meanders along Lake Wylie connecting with Meadowood Walk.

Seven Oaks Preserve Trail DSBG

Natural Surface

Moderate

2.6 Miles One Way

This trail meanders along the shoreline and connects to Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden.