Rutherford Outdoor Coalition

Dittmer-Watts Nature Trail Park

Dittmer-Watts Nature Trail Park


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Hiking Walking/Running Cycling Equestrian Paddling Camping

Length 3.5 miles - multiple trails

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COVID-19 STATUS - Open (last updated 8/19/20)


This is a series of interconnected natural surface trails built by local volunteers. The trails are mostly wooded and border Lake Lure Classical Academy and Lake Lure Golf Course. This is a great place to take the dog for a walk! There is also a picnic shelter available on site.

WHERE: 271 NC 9 Hwy, Lake Lure, NC 28746

DIRECTIONS: Located on Highway 9 South in Lake Lure, directly across from Ingles Supermarket

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Appropriate Clothing

Weather can change quickly in the mountains. Always tuck rain gear into your backpack and bring along layers of clothes.