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Catawba River Greenway

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Getting back to nature at Catawba greenway

Catawba River greenway is awesome! At one end is Judge's Riverside restaurant with access to... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Great place for a walk, jog, or a bike ride

The Catawba River Greenway is a gem. It is well taken care of and really pleasant for walking... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2018
Louis D
Columbia, South Carolina
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“paved path”(3 reviews)
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Morganton, NC 28655
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Reviewed October 11, 2016

Recently introduced ourselves and our grandkids to the Greenway. Great for strolls, jogs, bike rides or just sitting along the path or river for peace and quiet while still close to civilization.

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All reviews great place to walk bike ride paved path great scenery walking jogging an excellent place feed the ducks all ages walkers exercise judges stroll dog parks runners skate canoe
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Catawba River greenway is awesome! At one end is Judge's Riverside restaurant with access to fishing ,walking, soccer fields and play grounds. Walk thru the forest lined path beside the river and at the other end is baseball fields, picnic tables and volley ball area....More

Thank kim4373
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This is a nice place to walk along side a river with plenty of natural shade. It isn't very long but there is talk about making it longer and connecting it to downtown Morganton. That part probably won't be as nice but still a sheltered...More

1  Thank bob278
Reviewed July 4, 2018

The Catawba River Greenway is a gem. It is well taken care of and really pleasant for walking, jogging or biking. There is even the possibility to camp. Very relaxing and very beautiful.

1  Thank Louis D
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Shaded and peaceful, this greenway is an excellent place for runners, walkers or bikers. You may even see the occasional roller blader!!

1  Thank 2Fortunes
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Morganton’s greenway is a wonderful stretch of paved walking/biking trail that runs along the river for several miles. It passes through shady and sunny areas, with gently curves and slight rises that make for an interesting stroll. There are several different places to park and...More

Thank Garry V
Reviewed April 2, 2018

The CRG is a really beautiful place to walk, jog or bike. The trail is kept clean and in good condition. Most of the walk is shaded. Great job City of Morganton!

Thank Ronni S
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

A GREAT Place to get in your exercise or for play w/family, friends and pets!!!! Nice by the Catawba River

Thank E1339TYrichardb
Reviewed December 22, 2017

I've walked and biked along the Catawba River Greenway many times. It's a fairly level paved path running alongside the Catawba River for at least 9 miles in a wooded area close to town. A real gem for nature lovers and enjoyable during any season.

1  Thank 1TALK1
Reviewed November 9, 2017

Great place to go and walk, feed the ducks, fish and squirrels. Good for bikes, walkers, runners, kids and the entire family! Runs along the river, great scenery and nice wide paved paths.

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Well maintained scenic walk along the Catawba River. We walk there almost every day. Several different areas for access depending on where one is coming from. There are river access points if one wishes to put in a kayak or canoe. Several places to eat....More

Thank Chuck D
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Joyce H
September 28, 2018|
Response from Louis D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the Catawba trail is wheel chair accessible
August 20, 2017|
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Response from Kevin7274 | Reviewed this property |
There are a few places to access the trail. The two most popular places are... River Village and Judges Riverside Restaurant. The River Village access is basically in between the whole trail. You can go left or right. There... More