Black Mountain Veterans Park

Map of TRACK Trail at Black Mountain Veterans Park

The Black Mountain Veterans Park TRACK Trail is on three trails in the Park. The River Trail is a 0.5 mile loop that meanders along the Swannanoa River.

The Black Mountain Veterans Park TRACK Trail is on three trails in the Park. The River Trail is a 0.5 mile loop that meanders along the Swannanoa River. The Oaks Trail is a 0.5 mile one-way trail that is through oak and pine forests. The Garden Trail is a 0.7 mile loop trail that circles around the community garden and part of the disc golf course. 

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Collectible sticker for Black Mountain Veterans Park

Location Details

Recreational Features: Paved Bike Path
Amenities: Restrooms
ADA Compliant:
Seasonality:
Forest trail in fall
Birdhouse at the community garden
Recreational ball fields
White oak leaves
Swannanoa River in Fall
Kids in Parks trailhead
Ribbon cutting at the grand opening
Mountain views from park

Adventures for Black Mountain Veterans Park

Animal Athletes brochure
Hiking

Black Mtn Rec Animal Athletes

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
1.00
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.
Flower Power brochure
Hiking

Black Mtn Rec Flowers

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
1.00
Many flowers depend on relationships with pollinators to reproduce. Use the clues in this brochure to see how a flower’s size, shape, color and smell have the power to attract unique pollinators.
Nature's Hide and Seek brochure
Hiking

Black Mtn Rec Hide and Seek

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
1.00
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.
The Need for Trees brochure
Hiking

Black Mtn Rec Need for Trees

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
1.00
By following the picture and textual clues found in "The Need for Trees" brochure, you will discover six of the more common trees found at Black Mountain Recreation Park. During your adventure, you will learn about the need we, and other animals, have for trees and about the roles they play in the forest.

Directions

Recreation Park Drive
Black Mountain, NC 28711
Latitude: 35.607506400000
Longitude: -82.338070200000

On US-70 in Black Mountain, turn south on to Blue Ridge Road. (Blue Ridge Road is one mile west of downtown Black Mountain, NC.) On Blue Ridge Road, turn east on to Recreation Park Drive. The TRACK Trail begins at the end of the parking lot. For more information visit The Town of Black Mountain website.

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 Black Mountain Veterans Park TRACK Trail is made possible by a partnership between the Town of Black MountainNorth Carolina Recreation & Park Association, and The Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation's Kids in Parks program.