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Great Park for Trail Runners!

This is a great park for trail runners but it is very easy to get lost or turned around in. The... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
Fire15
,
Taylorsville, North Carolina
via mobile
Great natural Park

I go here a few times a week and always enjoy myself. I hike, bike ride and sometimes just go sit... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Rwine54
,
Conover, North Carolina
via mobile
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5 Aug 2018
“Great Park for Trail Runners!”
9 Jul 2018
“Great natural Park”
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6700 N Nc 16 Hwy, Conover, NC 28613-8718
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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

This is a great park for trail runners but it is very easy to get lost or turned around in. The trails are marked well as far as where to go and not to go but for some reason they are very easy to get...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

I go here a few times a week and always enjoy myself. I hike, bike ride and sometimes just go sit down by the river and do nothing. The staff is very friendly and do a great job with parties or classes if you ask....More

Thank Rwine54
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Park has many trails, some close to Catawba river for scenic viewing. All moderate to easy. Nice picnic setting with large covered pavilion and grills and parking close by.

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Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

I work at an Elementary school nearby the park. I took a small group of kids to complete a kindness project. The park caretakers were very supportive of our project and greeted us upon our entrance. They showed us where we could have lunch and...More

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We did the red trails (about 4 miles) which meanders the hills and finishes along the river where we saw a lot of turtles soaking up solar energy.... It is well maintained. Challening if you are riding a mountain bike. This park also has a...More

1  Thank claude_monnier
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Along with the trails and water access to fish, they have a great dog park! Also have great views of the dam.. Fishing was good too!

1  Thank michaelmU4923PI
Reviewed 18 August 2015

My son and I had an excellent time hiking and look forward to returning to try some other trails. Lush landscape. Able to learn about various vegetation.

2  Thank travelcarr
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Enjoy the peace and quiet of these 450 acres on the winding trails. Have a picnic along the Catawba River..bring your dogs (on leash) on the trails. Streams, little bridges, towering trees, lush vegetation ..whatever you like. Up and down..over the hills and along the...More

3  Thank B J
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Was in the area and took a drive through the park and took a nice walk down by the rivers edge. I think I read it was 475 acres in size with somewhat hilly terain. Nice parking area by the park HQ and again down...More

4  Thank LKNCHOWHOUND
Reviewed 24 April 2015

One of Catawba County's 'secret' gems! Spent a couple hours having a picnic then hiking with a group of friends on a lovely Spring afternoon. Numerous picnic sites, some right by the Catawba River. Well-cleared and well-marked hiking trails of varying degrees. Most are moderate....More

1  Thank Katie C
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