Downtown Greenway

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dg bridgeThe Downtown Greenway (1.5 miles)

  • Surface: Asphalt and Concrete
  • Traffic: Multiple Use
  • Amenities: Public Art 
  • Map

The Downtown Greenway is an urban paved trail that typically is 12 feet wide with buffers between the trails and roadways, and features enhanced landscaping and lighting, site furnishings that include benches, bicycle racks, drinking fountains, trash and recycling receptacles, and public art. 

When complete, this greenway will create a four-mile loop around the heart of downtown and connect not only other trails and greenways but businesses, universities and neighborhoods. This greenway is special in that it is an effort supported not only by the City and state through grants and bonds, but also through many community organizations and individuals. The Downtown Greenway would not be possible without community support.

Need More Information?
View maps, volunteer and donate funding for the completion of the greenway at the Downtown Greenway's website.

Take a quick virtual tour with our interactive map of the Downtown Greenway.

The following areas are available for parking while using the greenway:

  • on-street parking at Smith and Prescott streets for the Tradition Cornerstone
  • on-street parking at Lindsay and Cumberland streets for the Innovation Cornerstone
  • trailhead parking area at 475 Spring Garden Street at Morehead Park
  • trailhead parking area at Eugene and Bragg Street at Five Points
Please Note: The Downtown Greenway is a multiple-use trail. Bicycles are allowed and encouraged. The trail is closed from 11 pm to 5 am.