There are over ten miles of hiking trails in the nature preserve for the outdoor enthusiast, giving visitors the opportunity to explore a variety of terrains, while enjoying scenic views of small lakes, forests, fields, streams, and wildlife. Reedy Creek Nature Preserve is also home to Reedy Creek Nature Center and the Dr. James F. Matthews Center for Biodiversity Studies.
Location and Directions
Reedy Creek Nature Center and Nature Preserve is located at 2900 Rocky River Road in northeastern Mecklenburg County. Get Directions
Getting Around Inside the Preserve
Reedy Creek Nature Preserve is a large facility. It is over 1 mile from the entrance to the nature center ( see map ). Visitors can walk between the nature preserve and the amenities in adjacent Reedy Creek Park such as the athletic fields, picnic shelters, or playgrounds, but most prefer to drive. To help minimize traffic with the preserve, visitors with bicycles are encouraged to utilize them to travel from one amenity to another. Please remember all bikes must remain on paved roads or pit gravel trails and are not allowed on natural surface hiking trails.
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Reedy Creek Nature Preserve protects 927? acres of natural, forested habitat within Reedy Creek Park.
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