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Briar Creek Greenway - Arnold Drive to Masonic Drive

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A 0.42 mile paved section includes a bridge over Briar Creek and provides an important pedestrian linkage between the Merry Oaks and Plaza-Midwood neighborhoods. 

Briar Creek Greenway will eventually stretch over 6 miles and link to Little Sugar Creek Greenway at Tyvola Road and Methodist Home Park at Eastway Drive.

Traveling East on Central Av, turn Left onto Masonic Dr
Traveling West on Central Av, turn Right onto Masonic Dr
Access to Briar Creek Greenway is located approx. 100 yards on the right

1812 Masonic Drive Charlotte, NC 28205
1628 Masonic Drive Chalotte, NC 28205
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Length: Paved Greenway = 0.42 mile
Alternative Transportation:
CATS Bus (Confirm route, schedule, and stop before beginning trip):
Route 9
Route 39

Nearby Amenities:
Veterans Park
Charlotte Country Club

Nature Facts:
A pedestrian bridge spans the creek and offers greenway visitors a chance to stop and see turtles burrow in the creek’s bottom, count fish as they swim downstream, and watch as a great blue heron stalks its prey.

For Further Information:
Contact Greenway Planner Gwen Cook at 980-314-1036 or by email at




Office Location:

Mecklenburg County
Park and Recreation
5841 Brookshire Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28216


Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.


Park Planning