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Avon-Catawba Creeks Greenway

This greenway is paved for its entire length, and much of it is lined by mature trees on both sides of the trail. The trail winds alongside Catawba Creek and Avon Creek with a few small bridges crossings along the way. Small benches are spaced throughout the greenway and usually come with good views of the creek as well. There are also numerous informational plaques placed along the trail regarding common bird species that can be found in the area.

You can easily walk to the Schiele Museum of Natural History from this greenway along sidewalk for .25 miles

Location

Ferguson Park, Gastonia, NC 28052, USA

2.4 Miles One Way

Easy

Best Use

Surface

Distance

Difficulty

Paved

Walking, Running, Biking, Wheelchair Accessible

Meeting Center

Lucile Tatum Extension Homemkrs Center

959 Osceola St

Gastonia NC

704-865-3291

Miniature Golf

Monster Mini Golf

3924 East Franklin Blvd.

Gastonia NC

704-879-7794

Night Life

The Rooster

334 West Main Ave.

Gastonia NC

Ferguson Park

Ferguson Park’s softball complex is ideal for tournament play with four lighted fields.

Nearby

Gastonia

Gastonia is the largest town in Gaston County, North Carolina and can be found just south of I-85 off of exit 17 in the center of the county. Hwy 321 runs north and south straight through town giving even better access to this booming metropolis.

Hike these trails 

Located close by

Nature Trail at Schiele Museum

Natural Surface

Easy

0.7 mile loop

This nature trail is free for all visitors with access to the Play'Scape. Pets must be leashed.

Fern Trail at Crowders Mountain

Natural Surface

Easy

0.80 miles loop

This loop trail connects with a portion of the Turnback Trail and follows a creek for some portions of the trail.

Tower Trail at Crowders Mountain

Natural Surface

Advanced

1.8 miles one way

Begins at the Linwood Access Area and ends at the radio towers on Crowders Mountain.

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