The TRACK Trail at Charles D. Owen Park is a 0.6 mile hike around fishing ponds and along the Swannanoa River.
Wildlife often visits the park, so be sure to keep your eyes open for birds, amphibians, mammals, and fish on your hike.
In addition to the TRACK Trail offers two large fishing ponds, picnic areas, a fitness trail, basketball courts, softball and baseball fields, covered picnic shelter rentals, and more.
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Recreational Features: Fishing
Seasonality: Open all year
Adventures for Charles D. Owen Park
Nature's Hide & SeekDifficulty:
El Juego Del Escondite En La Naturaleza/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. Written in both Spanish and English, discover new things hiding in nature with the help of this bilingual brochure.
The Animales Atletas/Animal Athletes adventure challenges kids to exercise with the animals. This bilingual brochure gives kids eight different animal exercises they can do along the trail, written in both English and Spanish. From hummingbird hand-swings to lizard pushups, kids are sure to have fun getting in shape with the animals during their outdoor adventures.
Ponds may seem quiet, but they are actually teeming with all kinds of life. With the Pond Life brochure, kids will learn the difference between producer and consumer organisms, and how to identify where a plant, animal, or insect fits into the ecosystem of a pond. This brochure will have kids keep an eye out for 12 common pond residents, and teach how these plants and animals use the pond.
Types of TreesDifficulty:
It’s easy to get confused with the various types of trees that can be found in the forest. Use this guide to identify and learn about a few of the common types of trees in the area.
2039, 875 Warren Wilson Rd
Swannanoa, NC 28778