River Park North

Map of TRACK Trail at River Park North

The River Park North TRACK Trail is an easy 3.0 mile out-and-back hike featuring woodland, open field, wetland, lakeside, and riverside habitats.

The park is a great place to see a variety of plants and animals including tupelo and cypress trees, great blue herons, wood ducks, and beavers. In addition to the TRACK Trail, River Park North offers opportunities for boating, fishing, camping, playing at the nature play zone, and learning at the nature center.

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Collectible Sticker for River Park North

Location Details

Recreational Features: Canoe / Kayak, Camping, Picnic Tables, Fishing, Interpretive Programs, Birding, Playground
Amenities: Restrooms, Nature Center, Visitor Center, Food Service, Gift Shop
ADA Compliant: No
Seasonality: Open all year
Tupelo trees in swamp
Kids in Parks trailhead sign and brochures
Sandy path next to water
Great Blue Heron standing on trail
Tupelo trees in swamp
Purple berries on leafy plant
Trees reflecting in water

Adventures for River Park North

Nature's Hide and Seek brochure
Hiking

River Park North: Nature's Hide n' Seek

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
3.00
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.
Need for Trees brochure
Hiking

River Park North: The Need for Trees

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
3.00
By following the picture and text clues found in "The Need for Trees" brochure, you will discover six common trees found in Merchants Millpond State 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.
Animal Athletes brochure
Hiking

River Park North: Animal Athletes

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
3.00
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 Lakes and River brochure
Hiking

River Park North: Birds of Lakes and Rivers

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
3.00
Whether perching along the banks, wading in the shallows, flying overhead, or diving in open water, many types of birds specialize in a life on or near the water. Use this brochure to learn how to identify various waterbirds with clues such as location, size, shape, behavior, and field marks.

Directions

1000 Mumford Rd.
Greenville, NC 27858
Latitude: 35.628035000000
Longitude: -77.360133000000

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 River Park North TRACK Trail was made possible through a partnership formed between the Kids in Parks program, the North Carolina Recreation and Parks Association, and the City of Greenville Recreation and Parks Department.

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