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Trails at Whitewater Center

The Whitewater Center maintains over 50 miles of trails for mountain bikers, hikers and trail runners. Use of the trail system does not require an activity pass. Please check the current trail status (at the top of the website) prior to accessing the trail system. The Parkway Trail is currently available as an all-weather trail when the system is closed.


5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy, Charlotte, NC 28214, USA

50 Miles

Easy, Moderate

Best Use




Natural Surface

Walking, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Running


Located on the east side of Gaston County, North Carolina along the Catawba River is Mount Holly. Visitors can find this old mill town and fun things to do, by traveling north along Hwy 273 off of exit 27 on I-85.

Whitewater Center

Dedicated to promoting the active, outdoor lifestyle including concerts, races and other events.

Hike these trails 

Located close by

Dutchmans Creek Greenway

Paved, Gravel


0.6 miles, One Way

The Dutchman's Creek Greenway is a paved and gravel connector trail that connects Hwy 27 (E Charlotte Ave) at the CaroMont Regional Medical Center to River Street Park in Mt. Holly.

Mountain Island Park Trail



1.6 Miles One Way

The trailhead, parking, playground and viewing area are next to Mountain Island Lake Dam, a hydroelectric dam owned by Duke Power.

Mount Holly Linear Park Trail



.3 Miles One Way

This concrete trail with runs along a railroad separated by a decorative fence.

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