Trail head in Southern Community Park Branch to Scroggs School Pocket Park along the Trail Small pocket park with painted picnic benches Second connector to Scoggs School Trail section along Edgewater Drive Bridge 1, over Fan Branch Creek Bridge 2, over Obie Creek Fork. Right Fork heads to Culbreth Road Bridge 3, over Obie Creek […]
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This 2009 staff memo dismantles the concerns around the Bolin Creek Greenway
What is so interesting about the thirteen year-old staff memo is that it addresses many of the arguments against the greenway that we continue to hear today. Go ahead and download the staff memo and follow along at home as we address some very old concerns using an official town document.
Making a Place for Feet: Greenways as Environmental Restoration Projects
The other morning I went for a walk on Bolin Creek in Carrboro. What you’re saying when you tell someone that you went for a walk on Bolin Creek is that you walked on the sewer easement that runs alongside Bolin Creek. Buried underneath the cleared path that so many of us use is a […]
Morgan Creek Greenway: In Pictures
A photo gallery of places of note along the town of Chapel Hill’s Morgan Creek Greenway. To access the greenway by car, you need to approach from the Eastbound lanes of NC54 from Smith Level Road. Just after you pass the Kingswood Apartments, be on the lookout for this sign. You can access a parking […]
Morgan Creek Trail: The Year of the Trail in North Carolina
The Morgan Creek Trail in Chapel Hill is not quite a mile long, and stretches east-west along the Morgan Creek flood plain. Like most of Chapel Hill’s paved greenways, it sits in two separate utility easements.
Debunking misinformation about the Bolin Creek Greenway
Related: Learn more about Carrboro’s Linear Park Project and sign up for updates to build out Carrboro’s greenway network. My family lives within walking distance of Carrboro’s Bolin Creek, but we frequently drive to Umstead Park in Chapel Hill to walk along Bolin Creek’s paved path. With the envisioned paved Bolin Creek Greenway in Carrboro […]