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Great exercise

A nice place to get exercise, by yourself, with a friend, with a baby in a stroller. It lets you... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Matthews, North Carolina
via mobile
Great place to get in touch with nature!

I was so pleased that this greenway opened up near our neighborhood. Not only is there a great... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Erin B
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“lake park”(9 reviews)
“john street”(4 reviews)
“relaxing walk”(3 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

A nice place to get exercise, by yourself, with a friend, with a baby in a stroller. It lets you walk to Squirrel Lake Park, which is wonderful.

Thank ltower6869
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Anyone walking along the trail needs to do the proper lookout in case of snakes and other animals that might wonder onto the trail.

Thank Willis H
Reviewed 4 March 2018

I was so pleased that this greenway opened up near our neighborhood. Not only is there a great place for the kids to play at Squirrel Lake park, but this is a wonderful path to walk or ride your bike on. You can also try...More

1  Thank Erin B
Reviewed 3 March 2018

We have been walking the trail off and on for years. It is well maintained and meanders through neighborhoods. The trail is easy and enjoyable.

Thank smittync
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The terrain is flat so if you are just starting to workout it is a great place to start. Markings every quarter mile also help.

Thank TomG1225
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This green way is hidden away from the city. Once you are in it, it's almost like you're out in the country. It even cuts down on the noise, you can hardly see a car or house...or even a road. The trail is 7 miles...More

Thank MrBill5353
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

These green ways are excellent . They are several but this one is the best , safe , lots of natural beauty ,just very well done. Watch out for the bikes ..

Thank jowilliamsons
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I love to run her. Clear paths. I feel safe if I am running alone. One of my favorite places. There is restrooms and water fountains. Clean!!

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Many of the greenways connect or come close to the termu us of another. 4 Mile Greenway is one of the more serene greenways....going through a meadow and woodlands setting. One entryway has bath/water facilitues. Stay on the trails as numerous poisin ivy plants abound.

Thank m w
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Take a quick jaunt or a relaxing walk on the greenway any time. Easy access from John Street. This greenway links downtown Matthews with Squirrel Lake Park and connect neighborhoods from E. John Street to S. Trade Street. This greenway is an asphalt trail with...More

Thank gtarney
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