Trails & Greenways

High Point Greenway

Temporary Closure: Due to a vehicle accident, a section of the High Point Greenway along the 1800 block of Deep River Road will be closed until further notice. This closure affects the wooden boardwalk on Deep River Road between Haley's Way and University Park. We apologize for any inconvenience.

The High Point Greenway is a 4.9 mile paved trail beginning at Armstrong Park and ending at Piedmont Environmental Center.

The High Point Greenway can be accessed at the following locations:

  • Armstrong Park
  • Kirkman Park School
  • University Park (1800 Deep River Road)
  • Piedmont Environmental Center (1220 Penny Road)
  • High Point City Lake Park
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  • Armstrong Park to E. Lexington Avenue - 1.5 miles
  • E. Lexington Avenue to I-74/311 - 1.0 miles
  • I-74/311 to Deep River Road Crossing - 0.3 miles
  • Deep River Crossing to University Park - 0.5 miles
  • University Park to Piedmont Environmental Center - 1.2 miles
  • Piedmont Environmental Center to High Point City Lake Park - 0.4 miles
  • High Point City Lake Park Trail - 0.5 miles

Bicentennial Greenway

The High Point section of the Bicentennial Greenway begins south of the Piedmont Environmental Center and runs to Gallimore Dairy Road. The Greenway then travels through Greensboro, connecting to the Atlantic & Yadkin Greenway at the Guilford Courthouse National Military Park.

The Bicentennial Greenway can be accessed at:

  • Piedmont Environmental Center (1220 Penny Road)
  • 4125 Piedmont Parkway, High Point  
  • Gallimore Dairy Road, Greensboro
  • Jamestown Park (7041 East Fork Road, Jamestown)
  • Gibson Park (5207 West Wendover Ave., Jamestown)


  • Piedmont Environmental Center (1220 Penny Road) to E. Fork Road - 1.1 miles
  • E. Fork Road to Gibson Park - 2.2 miles
  • Gibson Park to Piedmont Parkway - 1.8 miles
  • Piedmont Parkway to Gallimore Dairy Road - 1.1 miles

Natural Surface Trails

High Point offers 6.6 miles of natural surface trail through the hardwood and pine forest, and lakeside habitats.

These trails can be accessed from:

  • Piedmont Environmental Center (1220 Penny Road)
  • Bicentennial Greenway near Jamestown Park (7041 E. Fork Road, Jamestown)
  • Bicentennial Greenway at Gibson Park (5207 W. Wendover Ave., Jamestown)

South Preserve Distances:

  • Bill Faver Lakeshore Trail (white marker) - 1.8 miles
  • Fiddlehead Trail (yellow marker) - .2 miles
  • Pine Thicket Trail (red marker) - .2 miles
  • Dogwood Trail (orange marker) - .4 miles
  • Chickadee Trail (green marker) - .3 miles
  • Raccoon Run Trail (blue marker) - .6 miles
  • Wildflower Trail (purple marker) - .4 miles

North Preserve Distances:

  • Deep River Trail (red/white marker) - 2.3 miles
  • Hollis Roger Pine Woods Trail (orange/green marker) - .4 mile

High Point Athletic Complex Track (2920 School Park Road)

The track is a .25 mile paved surface. It is open to the public from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Southwest Heritage Greenway (parking at 401 Taylor Ave.)

This .44 mile paved trail runs between Vail Avenue and Grimes Avenue with parking located at the Southside Recreation Center (401 Taylor Avenue). From Taylor Avenue to Grimes Avenue, enjoy the Botanical Woodland Teaching Garden, a helix shaped walkway that combines art with nature.  

West End Cross Country Course & Walking Trail

A 1.5 mile natural surface walking trail is located at West End Park (1701 Edgewood Drive). This course can be reserved by groups for a cross country meet for $100 per meet. Please call 336.883.3480 to check availability.

Urban Hikes

In partnership with the High Point Library, we've created an Urban Hikes Map with 8 trails starting from the High Point Public Library. All the hikes are accessible by sidewalk.

Other Walking Trails




All trails and greenways are open from sunrise to sunset.


  • All City of High Point Parks & Recreation Rules and Regulations apply. 
  • Unauthorized motor vehicles, alcoholic beverages, drugs, and openly displayed weapons are prohibited.
  • Dogs must be kept on a leash under their owners control at all times.
  • Bikes must stay on trails to avoid damage to vegetation and wildlife habitat. 

More Information

For more information on trails and greenways, or to report downed trees or other concerns, please contact us at 336.883.3469 or 336.883.8531. For emergencies, please call 911.

High Point Greenway Master Plan

A High Point Greenway Master Plan was recently completed and approved by City Council on July 19, 2021. This plan will provide a framework to preserve and expand High Point’s Greenway network. Greenways provide a wide variety of personal and community level benefits. Key benefits include connectivity and access, health, economic impact and access to nature and environmental preservation. Click to view the new Greenway Masterplan.