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Rock Springs Nature Preserve Trail

Intermediate
 4.5 (2)

Rock Springs Nature Preserve Trail is a 0.5-mile paved, gravel, and natural surface trail.


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0.7

Miles

1.1

KM

Singletrack

865' 264 m

High

781' 238 m

Low

79' 24 m

Up

84' 26 m

Down

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

8%

Max Grade (4°)

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Need to Know

Public restrooms are available at Rock Springs Nature Preserve.

Description

This trail begins at the Rock Springs Nature Preserve, a public park that offers a large playground, event shelter, amphitheater and an outdoor classroom/wildlife viewing area.

The beginning of the trail is paved and begins on the western side of the park and continues for 0.1 miles around the playground. Turn right at the fork to enter the wooded portion of the trail and then take the next right to continue along the natural surface trail for approximately 0.4 miles until the end of the trail.

The Carolina Thread Trail portion of Rock Springs Nature Preserve Trail is 0.5 miles. The trail and park is located on land protected by the Catawba Lands Conservancy in partnership with Lincoln County.

Parking is available in the parking lot for Rock Springs Nature Preserve (6684 Pine Ridge Dr, Denver, NC 28037).

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Carolina Thread Trail

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  4.5 from 2 votes

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  4.5 from 2 votes
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Beginning of Rock Springs Trail
Jul 22, 2019 near Denver, NC
Rock springs rock drop into creek
Jul 22, 2019 near Denver, NC

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