Nash County Greenways
Nash County completed a Parks and Recreation Master Plan in 2014. The County does not have an adopted greenway and trails. Master plan. The majority of greenways and trails are found within the City of Rocky Mount. The Rocky Mount Trail System offers miles of greenway, natural surface trails and paddle trails for our community. The Rocky Mount the Parks & Recreation Department oversees a system of parks linked by the seven-mile Rocky Mount Greenway near the center of Rocky Mount. These large parks comprise nearly 300 acres of parkland. Starting in Sunset Park and following the Tar River through Battle Park, crossing the river into Stith-Talbert Park, the trails travels into Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Park and the Hillsdale Community. Near South Church Street, a connector trail travels north to the Rocky Mount Sports Complex and Athletic Stadium. In addition to the paved greenway, Rocky Mount offers natural surface trails in various parks. These trails, also referred to as dirt trails, mountain bike (MTB) trails, cross country (XC) running trails or hiking trails support a variety of users. Explore the waterways of Rocky Mount on the Tar River Paddle Trail. The trail is comprised of ten canoe and kayak access locations that connect over 55 miles of the Tar River and Stony Creek.
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