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Persimmon Trail at DSBG

Discover 3.2 miles of walking trails around the Garden! Persimmon Trail, located off the parking lot, is a short trail that connects with the Carolina Thread Trail. Maintained by the Carolina Lands Conservancy, the Thread Trail meanders along Lake Wylie and connects with Meadowood Walk.


6500 S New Hope Rd, Belmont, NC 28012, USA

3.2 miles


Best Use




Natural Surface

Hiking, Walking


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Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden is the Carolinas’ Garden for all seasons, providing guests a chance to reconnect with nature and to create lifelong memories with friends and family and is located within 380 acres on the banks of Lake Wylie.



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.

Hike these trails 

Located close by

Rocky Branch Trail

Gravel, Natural Surface, Sidewalk

Easy, Moderate

0.7 miles, One Way

This natural trail is part of the Carolina Thread Trail system and passes through Stuart Cramer high school in Cramerton. The trail runs through wetland, part of the athletic fields at the school and forest. The trail helps to connect Belmont and Cramerton.

Meadowwood Walk at DSBG

Natural Surface


0.6 mile loop

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

Duke Kimbrell Trail

Natural Surface


2.6 Miles One Way

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

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