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House Creek Greenway

Location Raleigh, In Raleigh at the North Carolina Museum of Art.
State(s) North Carolina
Counties Wake
Type Greenway
Length 3.20 Miles / 5.15 Km Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Roller/Inline Skating
Agency Private
Entry Fee? No Parking Fee? No

 

 

Description

photo: HOUSE CREEK GREENWAY AT THE NORTH CAROLINA MUSEUM OF ART, RALEIGH
HOUSE CREEK GREENWAY AT THE NORTH CAROLINA MUSEUM OF ART, RALEIGH

This application focuses on the House Creek Greenway beginning at the Reedy Creek Pedestrian Bridge and continuing onto the North Carolina Museum of Art's recently established Museum Park. The House Creek Greenway is unique in its combination of urban greenway design, art in service projects, and a multiple-agency partnership for management. The greenway is a model of the diverse strengths of its partnership between the North Carolina Museum of Art, North Carolina University's College of Natural Resources, and the City of Raleigh. The new bicycle and pedestrian bridge serves as a tangible symbol of the Museum's bond to the community. The 660-foot pedestrian bridge, which spans 1-440, is the longest pedestrian bridge in North Carolina. The House Creek Greenway is a vital link in the greenway system, serving as a conduit for accessing Umstead State Park, the Capital Area Greenway system, and will be a link to the regional American Tobacco Trail.

On April 16, 2005, the North Carolina Museum of Art celebrated the opening of the new Reedy Creek Pedestrian Bridge, which links the Museum Park to the Capital Area Greenway System. The new bicycle and pedestrian bridge serves as a tangible symbol of the Museum's bond to the community. The 660-foot pedestrian bridge, which spans 1-440, is the longest pedestrian bridge in North Carolina. Its design was inspired the Sydney Harbour Bridge in Sydney, Australia. The bridge features triple steel arches and will feature dramatic lightin (Continued...)

 

Visitor Information


Date Opens: 1/1 - Date Closes: 12/31

Time Opens: 6 - Time Closes: 18

Directions

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Additional Information

Width: 120 inches.

Primary Surface: Not Available

Secondary Surface: None

Average Grade: 2%

Elevation Low Point: Not Available

Elevation High Point: Not Available

Year Designated: 2006

Date Last Updated: 02/14/2013

 

Contact Information

Trail Management:
Joseph Covington
North Carolina Museum of Art
4630 Mail Services Center
Raleigh , NC 27699 -4630
(919) 839-6262
jcovington@ncmamail.dcr.state.nc.us
http://ncartmuseum.org/museumpark/trail.shtml

 

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