“A scenic and flat natural surface trail great for a four mile out and back run along the river.
— Brandon Thrower
Birding — Fall Colors — River/Creek — Views — Wildflowers
This is an excellent trail for speed workouts.
The South Fork Rail Trail is a 2 mile trail running along the South Fork of the Catawba River in Rhyne Preserve. The land surrounding the trail is protected by the Catawba Lands Conservancy, and the natural surface and crushed gravel trail is perfect for running.