Mount Airy's Emily B. Taylor Greenway

Map of TRACK Trail at Mount Airy's Emily B. Taylor Greenway

The Emily B. Taylor Greenway TRACK Trail is 3.5 miles round-trip and features scenic views of Lovill’s Creek and educational geocaches. The trailhead is behind the New Market Crossing Shopping Center at 715 West Independence Blvd (directly behind Choice Physical Therapy and Wellness) in Mount Airy, North Carolina.

The entire Emily B. Taylor Greenway is a multi-purpose trail that goes from West Lebanon Street to Worth Street in Mount Airy.

Track an adventure here
Collectible Sticker for Mount Airy's Emily B. Taylor Greenway

Location Details

Recreational Features: Paved Bike Path
Amenities:
ADA Compliant: Yes
Seasonality: Open all year
Paved path through trees
Fence lining the path
Odd scar on tree
Paved trail
Paved trail running behind businesses
M47 Patton tank at Verterans Memorial Park
Paved path through trees

Adventures for Mount Airy's Emily B. Taylor Greenway

Animal Athletes brochure
Hiking

Emily B. Taylor - Animal Athletes

Difficulty:
Moderate
Trail length:
3.50
The Animal Athletes adventure challenges kids to exercise with the animals. This brochure gives kids eight different animal exercises they can do along the trail. From hummingbird hand-swings to lizard pushups, kids are sure to have fun getting in shape with the animals during their outdoor adventures.
Birds of the Blue Ridge Mountains brochure
Hiking

Emily B. Taylor - Birds of the Blue Ridge

Difficulty:
Moderate
Trail length:
3.50
The Birds of the Blue Ridge Mountains brochure shows kids where to look for different birds along the trail. The brochure contains illustrations of some of the more common woodland birds and information on how to identify them through various clues. 
Geocahe Adventure brochure
Hiking

Emily B. Taylor - Geocache Adventure

Difficulty:
Moderate
Trail length:
3.50
In the Emily B. Taylor Geocache Adventure brochure, discover some of the natural and cultural wonders of Mount Airy. To explore the Emily B. Taylor Greenway, use a GPS device or smartphone and see what treasures you can find hiding there. 
Nature's Hide and Seek brochure
Hiking

Emily B. Taylor - Hide N' Seek

Difficulty:
Moderate
Trail length:
3.50
The Nature's Hide & Seek brochure is designed so that kids of all ages can walk along the trail and discover common things that are often overlooked in nature. Some of them are hard to find, others are easy. Best of all, the adventure never ends because every time you walk the trail you will discover new things hiding in nature.

Directions

715 West Independence Blvd
Mount Airy, NC 27030
Latitude: 36.499279000000
Longitude: -80.618021000000

The trailhead is behind the New Market Crossing Shopping Center at 715 West Independence Blvd. Public parking is also available at Veteran’s Park on West Lebanon Street and on Bluemont Rd. behind Frank’s Cinema on Hwy 89 (Pine Street).

 

Partners

The TRACK Trail program is sponsored by the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation.

The Emily B. Taylor TRACK Trail is made possible by a partnership between Mount Airy’s Parks and Recreation Department, the Mount Airy Museum of Regional History and Kids in Parks.