Trails & Greenways

High Point Greenway


The High Point Greenway is a 4.45 mile paved trail beginning at Armstrong Park and ending at University Park. 

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) 
Distances:
  • Armstrong Park (305 E. Parkway Avenue) to University park (1800 Deep River Road) - approximately 3.25 miles
  • 311 Bypass to Deep River Road - approximately .5 miles
  • University Park to Penny Road - 1.2 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 Avenue, Jamestown)

Distances: 

  • Piedmont Environmental Center (1220 Penny Road) to Gallimore Dairy Road - 6.18 miles
  • Piedmont Environmental Center (1220 Penny Road) to Piedmont Parkway - 5.2 miles
  • Piedmont Environmental Center (1220 Penny Road) to Gibson Park (5207 W. Wendover Avenue, Jamestown) - 3.28 mile
  • Gibson Park (5207 W. Wendover Avenue, Jamestown) to Gallimore Dairy Road - 2.9 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 Avenue, Jamestown)

South Preserve Distances:

  • Bill Favor 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 5:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. 

Southwest Heritage Greenway (parking at 401 Taylor Avenue)

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.  

Other Walking Trails

Biking

Maps

Hours

All trails and greenways are open from sunrise to sunset.

Regulations

  • 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 leashes 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.