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Show Gratitude for NC Trails

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, November is an ideal time to show gratitude. As North Carolina continues to celebrate 2023 as the Year of the Trail, this month we show gratitude for the great trails in…

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Achieve a Trail Goal

September is all about setting and achieving goals at local parks and trails! Are you ready to challenge and push yourself to meet new goals? We have some fantastic ideas to help get you started…

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A Hart for History

Fifty years ago, a passion for preserving early American history was ignited when a friend told Dr. Bob Hart about an old cabin that needed to be saved. Bob dismantled and transported the structure to…

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Wellness & Trails

Did you know that parks and trails have a tremendous impact on your health? "The public health benefits of parks and trails are broad and cross-cutting. For individuals, benefits include providing…

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Celebrate NC Parks

Here in Catawba County, we have over 45 miles of trails at our four major parks: Riverbend Park, Bakers Mountian Park, St. Stephens Park & Dog Park, and Mountain Creek Park. This month, we are…

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Celebrate NC Trails

For April, we are celebrating ALL the trails that run through Catawba County and what makes them great. Catawba County has over 45+ miles of trails that weave and wander through our community…

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