Burke River Trail Association

The River Trail (formerly known as Burke River Trail) will follow the south side of the Catawba River, dipping down to the towns ofDrexel, Valdese, Rutherford College, Connelly Springs, Rhodhiss, Long View and Hildebran.

The 20-mile hiking and biking trail will be a mix of natural surface, crushed cinder and paved as it wanders along the river banks and into downtowns.

Glen Alpine will have a connector trail to the Fonta Flora State Trail.