Year of the Trail
North Carolina is the Great Trails State, where each of our 100 counties enjoys the proven benefits of trails, including health, safety, economic development, tourism, transportation, and environment. 2023 is the NC Year of the Trail, meant to celebrate North Carolina’s vast network of trails, greenways, and blueways which showcase our diverse landscapes. Check out Great Trails NC for more information and find an event near you!
June 3rd is National Trails Day!
Events in Our Region
|August 9, 2023||Racing in the Woods - Country Park Finale||Greensboro - Country Park|
|August 12, 2023||Dan River Boat Race||Madison River Park|
|August 13, 2023||Birkhead Wilderness Hike - Cooper Mnt Cemetery||Uwharrie National Forest|
|August 19, 2023||Deep River Trial Hike||Piedmont Environmental Center|
|September 10, 2023||Birkhead Wilderness Hike - Cooler's Knob||Uwharrie National Forest|
|September 16, 2023||Hollis Rogers Trail Hike||Piedmont Environmental Center|
Youth Art Contest
To celebrate Year of the Trail, the stormwater education program for the region Stormwater SMART has a trail inspired art contest for 3rd, 4th and 5th graders in counties that participate in the program from March 10 to June 18. If you would like more information about the program our would like to get involved, please email firstname.lastname@example.org .