#ThankfulThursday - City and County Parks

by Allison Royal, November 19th, 2020
Topics trails

For another #ThankfulThursday, we want to recognize city and county parks. Just as water, sewer, and public safety are considered essential public services, parks are vitally important to establishing and maintaining the quality of life in a community. They help ensure the health of families and youth and contribute to the economic and environmental well-being of a community and region. Below are TRACK Trails you can find in city and county parks across the country.



Felicita County Park - Escondido, San Diego Co.

Guajome Regional Park - Oceanside, San Diego Co.

Lake Morena County Park - Campo, San Diego Co.

Lindo Lake County Park - Lakeside, San Diego Co.

Louis A. Stelzer County Park - Lakeside, San Diego Co.

San Dieguito County Park - Del Mar, San Diego Co.

San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve - Cardiff, San Diego Co.



Barnes Butte - Prineville, Crook Co.

Crooked River Wetlands Complex - Prineville, Crook Co. 

M-Hill - Madras, Crook Co. 

Rimrock Park - Prineville, Crook Co. 

Willow Creek Canyon - Madras, Crook Co. 


North Carolina

Alice F. Keene District Park - Greenville, Pitt Co.

Ararat River Greenway - Mount Airy, Surry Co.

Ashe County Park Nature Trail Disc Golf Course - Jefferson, Ashe Co.

Barnet Park Nature Trail Disc Golf Course - Kinston, Lenoir Co.

Bethesda Park - Durham, Durham Co.

Bill Moore Community Park - Fletcher, Henderson Co.

Black Mountain Veterans Park - Black Mountain, Buncombe Co.

Blannahassett Island - Marshall, Madison Co.

Camp T.N. Spencer Park - Concord, Cabarrus Co.

Cane Creek Park - Waxhaw, Union Co.

Cape Fear River Trail - Erwin, Harnett Co.

Catawba Meadows Park Nature Trail Disc Golf Course - Morganton, Burke Co.

Charles D. Owen Park - Swannanoa, Buncombe Co.

City Lake Park - Albemarle, Stanly Co.

Creekside Park - Archdale, Randolph Co.

Cub Creek Park - Wilkesboro, Wilkes Co.

E. Carroll Joyner Park - Wake Forest, Wake Co.

Eagle Point Nature Preserve - Salisbury, Rowan Co.

Elizabeth Brinkley Park - Lake Waccamaw, Columbus Co.

Elkin City Park - Elkin, Wilkes Co.

Emily B. Taylor Greenway - Mount Airy, Surry Co.

Farmington Community Park  - Mocksville, Davie Co.

Granville Athletic Park - Oxford, Granville Co.

Greene County Sports Complex - Snow Hill, Greene Co.

Green Valley Park - Newland, Avery Co.

Heritage Greenway - Newton, Catawba Co.

Indian Lake Sports Complex - Tarboro, Edgecombe Co. 

J. Bayard Clark and Nature Center - Fayetteville, Cumberland Co.

Jefferson Turnpike - North Wilkesboro, Wilkes Co.

John Lawson Trail - Grifton, Pitt Co.

Lake Benson Park - Garner, Wake Co.

Lake Daniel Park - Greensboro, Guilford Co.

Latta Plantation Nature Preserve - Huntersville, Mecklenburg Co.

McDowell Nature Preserve - Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co.

Miller’s Pond Park - Rocky Point, Pender Co.

Mills River Park - Mills River, Henderson

Mulberry Fields at West Park - North Wilkesboro, Wilkes Co.

Onslow Pines Park - Jacksonville, Onslow Co.

Reedy Creek Nature Preserve - Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co.

River Park North - Greenville, Pitt Co.

Roanoke/Cashie River Center - Windsor, Bertie Co.

Rock Quarry Park - Durham, Durham Co.

Rock Springs Nature Preserve - Denver, Lincoln Co.

Rocky Knob Pump Track - Boone, Watauga Co.

Rutherfordton Historic Main Street - Rutherfordton, Rutherford Co.

Salem Lake Bike Trail - Winston-Salem, Forsyth Co.

Sandy Creek Park - Durham, Durham Co.

Shallow Ford Natural Area - Burlington, Alamance Co.

Smith Creek Park - Wilmington, New Hanover Co.

Smithfield Community Park - Smithfield, Johnston Co.

Smoot Park - North Wilkesboro, Wilkes Co.

Statesville Greenway - Statesville, Iredell Co. 

Town Creek District Park - Winnabow, Brunswick Co.

Town of Bakersville Creek Walk - Bakersville, Mitchell Co.

Town of Carrboro - Carrboro, Orange Co.

Trevathan Pond - Fountain, Pitt Co.

Whippoorwill Park - Durham, Durham Co.

Woodland Park - Tryon, Polk Co. 


South Carolina

Vereen Memorial Historical Gardens - Little River, Horry Co.


South Dakota

Pierre Native Plant Arboretum - Pierre, Hughes Co.



Crystal Springs Recreation Area - Wytheville, Wythe Co.

Mint Springs Valley Park - Crozet, Albemarle Co.

Virginia Blue Ridge Railway - Piney River, Nelson Co.



Cedar River Trail - Renton, King Co.



McManamen Park - Gillette, Campbell Co.