The Opening Celebration for the White Oak Creek Greenway connection takes place on Saturday, March 9th, 2019, at 2 p.m. Park at Green Level High School, 7600 Roberts Road, Cary.
Join the Town of Cary, Town of Apex, and representatives from Wake County and celebrate the opening of the White Oak Creek Greenway connection as part of the East Coast Greenway.
Enjoy the ribbon cutting, live music, refreshments, and the opportunity to explore the greenway.
Parking will be available at Green Level High School, with the celebration site a short walk away. Transportation from the parking lot to the event will be provided for persons with mobility issues.
More on White Oak Creek Greenway:
The White Oak Creek Greenway originates in Bond Park. It currently consists of segments of trail which extend from Bond Park to Green Level Church Road in the west of Cary, a combined distance of 4.7 miles. The White Oak Creek Greenway, along with the Black Creek Greenway represent two of the Town’s most important regional greenways.
When completed, these two trails will extend over a distance of 14 miles and connect to the American Tobacco Trail, Durham, Bond Park, Lake Crabtree County Park, Umstead State Park, and Raleigh.
This trail section within Cary was recently added to the East Coast Greenway, which will eventually go from Maine to Florida.
Length: 4.7 miles, in 2 sections
Trail Width/Surface: 10-foot wide asphalt
Used For: Walking, running bicycling, walking leashed dogs, pushing strollers and wheelchairs
Hours: Dawn to Dusk
Special Considerations: There is a 1.2-mile sidewalk connector section bypassing the greenway section still remaining to be constructed between MacArthur Drive and Davis Drive.
Restrooms: Bond Park, Davis Drive Park, White Oak Park
Connects To: Bond Park, Black Creek Greenway, Cary YMCA, Davis Drive Park, Davis Drive Street-Side Trail, Davis Drive Schools, Park Village Greenway, White Oak Park, Batchelor Branch Greenway
Bond Park Greenway Trailhead: Park at Bond Park Boathouse Parking Lot or at Bond Park Community Center Parking Lot, short walk to trailhead kiosk.
Crabtree Creek Greenway Trailhead: Park at Bond Park Ropes Course parking lot, walk along Crabtree Creek Greenway to access White Oak Creek Greenway.
Davis Drive Park: From the parking lot, cross Davis Drive to access White Oak Creek Greenway on west side of road, just south of Davis Drive Middle School.
White Oak Park: From the parking lot, short walk to access White Oak Creek Greenway.