The Purple Martin Greenway is a great new trail in the county. It is a 2-mile, 10-foot wide paved trail that connects Kiwanis Park and Crestview Park.
The greenway is a very family friendly place with lots of shade and access points to Cleghorn Creek. The southern section of the greenway as a very nice cascade on the creek. There are multiple picnic shelters. The trail gets great use, you will see many families, dogs, runners and walkers. It is open to cyclists as well.
The trail can be accessed from multiple parking areas including:
Corner of Industrial Drive and S. Main St.
WHERE: Rutherfordton, NC
Weather can change quickly in the mountains. Always tuck rain gear into your backpack and bring along layers of clothes.