Southwest District Park

The Southwest District Park TRACK Trail is an easy 0.5-mile loop around the park and is a trail for both fitness and observing nature. As you take a refreshing walk, be on the lookout for native birds in the area, or look for other signs of wildlife.

Southwest District Park is open from 8:00 AM to sundown. You can utilize a large picnic shelter, a softball/multi-purpose field, restrooms, a playground, and a sand volleyball court.

Chatham County strives to create a system of parks, facilities, and programs that foster the health, wellness, and quality of place for all Chatham County residents.

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Location Details

Recreational Features: Picnic Tables, Playground
Amenities: Restrooms
ADA Compliant: Partial
Seasonality: Open all year

Adventures for Southwest District Park

Hiking

Nature's Hide & Seek

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
0.50
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:
0.50
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.
Birds of the Piedmont brochure
Hiking

Birds of the Piedmont

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
0.50
The Birds of the Piedmont 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.
Hiking

Tracks and Traces

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
0.50
Every animal leaves "Tracks and Traces" of its presence when they pass through an area. From footprints, to scat (poop), to other traces like food scraps, animals leave clues of their presence everywhere. The "Tracks and Traces" brochure was designed to help you identify the various tracks and traces animals leave behind.

Directions

15124 NC-902
Bear Creek, NC 27207
Latitude: 35.613474000000
Longitude: -79.393472000000

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