This page breaks the 40-mile Burke River Trail into 6 Sections for development – Morganton, Drexel, Valdese, Rhodhiss and Longview

Glen Alpine Section

The Glen Alpine Section starts in downtown Glen Alpine and heads to Freedom High School.

Morganton Section

The Morganton Section starts at the end of the Morganton Greenway at the Rocky Ford Access and ends at the east side of the Vulcan Property for 3.5 miles. (trail red line on map)

The section is further divided by land owners.

Drexel Section

The Drexel Section starts at Morning Glory Ministries and goes to Secrets Creek.

Valdese Section

The Valdese Section runs from The Estates at Lake Rhodhiss through Valdese Lakeside Park to a private development. (map coming)

Rhodhiss Section

The Rhodhiss Section will cover Rutherford College, Connelly Springs, Weaver Lane Boat Ramp and Rhodhiss. (map coming)

Long View Section

The Long View Section will reach to the Hickory Trail at the airport and to Hildbran. (map coming)