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Torrence Creek Greenway runs 1.4 miles through woods and behind neighborhoods off Gilead Road in Huntersville. The western section of the greenway runs through a meadow, where neighbors say they often see deer. The eastern section passes by a series of large rock formations, with some rocks as big as school buses. Short sections of the greenway are boardwalks that meander through wetlands.
It's a great place to hike or ride a bike, especially with children, who will love to see the unusual rock formations. Adults will be surprised how much fun the almost three mile up-and-back trip can be.
This greenway is just south of Huntersville.
I-77 to Exit 23 (Gilead Rd)
Take Gilead Rd West to Bradford Hill Lane
Turn left on Bradford Hill Lane
Follow Bradford Hill Lane to the intersection with Torrence Creek Greenway
13121 Bradford Hill Lane Charlotte, NC 28078
On-street parking along Bradford Hill Lane at the greenway entrance
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Torrence Creek Greenway Features:
Paved Greenway = 1.4 Miles
As you walk or bike the greenway, pay close attention to downed trees. Rotting trees provide good microhabitat site for wildlife species such as the white-spotted slimy salamander. This animal hides beneath the logs and searches for worms and insects for food. Roll and log and take a look, but don’t touch…the slimy salamander’s slime is so strong it can glue your fingers together!
For Further Information:
Contact Greenway Planner Gwen Cook at 980-314-1036 or by email at Gwen.Cook@MecklenburgCountyNC.gov