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Rocky Branch Trail

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.


103 Sacco St, Belmont, NC 28012, USA

0.7 miles, One Way

Easy, Moderate

Best Use




Gravel, Natural Surface, Sidewalk

Walking, Mountain Biking, Hiking


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.

Rocky Branch Park

The centerpiece of the 40-acre park is a hand-built single-track mountain biking trail for intermediate and advanced bikers.

Hike these trails 

Located close by

Meadowwood Walk at DSBG

Natural Surface


0.6 mile loop

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

Persimmon Trail at DSBG

Natural Surface


3.2 miles

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

Belmont to Cramerton Sidewalk Connector



1.3 Miles

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

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