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Heritage Trail Greenway

Map of TRACK Trail at Heritage Trail Greenway

This paved 1.5 mile (one way) trail connects communities to natural spaces in the town of Newton. Whether you are commuting or simply enjoying a walk, the Heritage Trail Greenway TRACK Trail is easy way to get a dose of fun activity in nature.

Keep a lookout for deer, birds, and other animals that are attracted to the creek. The brochures provided at the trail will help you make the most out of your time on the greenway.

Track an adventure here
Collectible sticker for Heritage Trail Greenway

Location Details

Recreational Features: Paved Bike Path
Amenities:
ADA Compliant: Yes
Seasonality: Open all year
Kids in Parks Trailhead
Bench along the trail
Deer track in the mud
Hildebran Creek
Roots of a sycamore tree
The trail in Fall

Adventures for Heritage Trail Greenway

Hiking

Types of Trees

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
1.50
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.
Hiking

Birds of the Piedmont

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
1.50
The Birds of the Piedmont 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.
Hiking

Nature's Hide & Seek

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
1.50
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.
Hiking

Animal Athletes

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
1.50
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 frog hops, kids are sure to have fun getting in shape with the animals during their outdoor adventures.

Directions

1442 W North Carolina 10
Newton, NC 28658
Latitude: 35.654383000000
Longitude: -81.237236900000