In-Progress Greenways

Greenways Under Development 

Beaucatcher Trail

Beaucatcher (1.25 miles natural surface)

Memorial Stadium to the historic Helen’s Bridge

Design completed as part of AVL Unpaved Phase 1

Highland-Nature Center

Highland Brewing to WNC Nature Center (1.0 miles asphalt)

Design completed as part of AVL Unpaved Phase 1


N RADTIP-Hill St to Broadway (1.0 mile asphalt)

Engineering study underway

Nasty Branch trail

Nasty Branch (.72 mile asphalt)

Begins at the Grant Southside Center on Depot + Livingston St. and ends at Phifer St. near the intersection of McDowell St. and Southside Ave

Construction to begin 2022

Swannanoa East Greenway

Swannanoa East – Partial (1.0 mile asphalt)

Glendale Rd. to Wal-Mart

Transportation bond funded; construction to begin 2022

Black Mountain

Black Mountain Riverwalk Trail  (1.50 mile asphalt)

Flat Creek to The Oaks greenway

Construction began but now delayed due to floodwater concerns; alternative routes being considered

Enka trail

Enka Heritage Trail  (2.0 miles asphalt)

Starting at Sand Hill Road, and Enka Lake Road, proceeding along Hominy Creek to its intersection with Sand Hill Road, south of Warren Haynes Drive

Slated to start construction in Fall 2023 and be completed by the end of 2025. It is funded in part by the 2022 Buncombe County Open Space Bond. For more information about the project, please visit the Connect Enka website.

Reems creek

Reems Creek   (2.25 miles asphalt)

Weaverville – Connecting Lake Louise Park to Karpen Field Buncombe County Park

Engineering study underway


Beaverdam Creek  (2.0 miles asphalt)

Woodfin – Extending from the French Broad River along Beaverdam Creek to the intersection of Old Beaverdam Rd. and Woodfin Ave. near Reynolds Village

Engineering study underway; construction tentatively completed 2025

Woodfin Park

Woodfin  (3.0 miles asphalt)

Broadway to Elk Moutain Road

Engineering study underway; construction tentatively completed 2025

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