The path is a 1/3-mile path and is paved and lighted. It is connected to the Purple Martin Trail via a wide sidewalk. The park also includes three Little League baseball fields, one tee ball field, one senior league baseball field, one multi-purpose field, four lighted tennis courts, two lighted basketball courts, horseshoe pits, 2 playgrounds (one for 2-5 year olds and another for 6-12 year olds), and a picnic shelter. Bathrooms and water fountains are also available at the park.
WHERE: Rutherfordton, NC
DIRECTIONS: Two entrances, one off Edwards St. and the other via Parkway Dr. off Highway 221 South, about 1 mile south of the downtown area near Cowan Tire.
Weather can change quickly in the mountains. Always tuck rain gear into your backpack and bring along layers of clothes.