Fletcher Community Park

Map of TRACK Trail at Fletcher Community Park

Fletcher Community Park is recognized as one of the best family parks in Western North Carolina. Park patrons have access to miles of scenic walking trails, Cane Creek, and countless other amenities.

The TRACK Trail follows Cane Creek and Hoopers Creek for 0.5 miles (1 mile round-trip) and offers scenic views of the creeks and distant mountains. The grassy area near the turn-around point is a great place to try out some of the Animal Athletes exercises, or relax and have a picnic. 

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Collectible sticker for Fletcher Community Park

Location Details

Recreational Features: Paved Bike Path, Disc Golf, Picnic Tables, Birding, Playground
Amenities: Restrooms
ADA Compliant:
Seasonality:
Mountain view beyond farm land
Squirrel on a fence rail
Bamboo growing along creek
Creek with grassy banks
Gravel path with mountain views
Bridge over creek

Adventures for Fletcher Community Park

Animal Athletes brochure
Hiking

Fletcher 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.
Birds of the Blue Ridge Mountains brochure
Hiking

Fletcher Birds

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
1.00
The Birds of the Blue Ridge Mountains brochure shows kids how to identify 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.
Nature's Hide and Seek brochure
Hiking

Fletcher Hide n' 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

Fletcher Need for Trees

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
1.00
By following the picture and textual clues found in "The Need for Trees" brochure, kids will discover six of the more common trees found along the trail. During their adventure, kids will learn about the need that people and other animals have for trees and about the roles trees play in the forest.

Directions

85 Howard Gap Rd.
Fletcher, NC 28732
Latitude: 35.426367900000
Longitude: -82.495927000000

From I-26 Southbound: Take exit 44 toward Route 25/Hendersonville Rd. Turn Left onto Route 25/Asheville Highway/Hendersonville Rd. Continue for 2.1 miles, and turn Right on Howard Gap Rd. Continue 0.25 miles to the park entrance on the left.

From I-26 Northbound: Take exit 44 toward Route 25/Hendersonville Rd. Turn Right onto Route 25/Asheville Highway/Hendersonville Rd. Continue for 2.1 miles, and turn Right on Howard Gap Rd. Continue 0.25 miles to the park entrance on the left.

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 Fletcher Community Park TRACK Trail was made possible through a partnership formed between Kids in Parks, the North Carolina Recreation and Parks Association, and the Fletcher Parks and Recreation Department.