Wetlands Boardwalk Trail

at Haw River State Park

The Boardwalk Trail at Haw River State Park is a spur trail off the Piedmont Loop Trail. Follow the Piedmont Loop Trail, look for the River Overlook signs and at the gas line easement take a left



The Boardwalk takes you through the Haw River wetlands, giving you a close encounter with a unique North Carolina ecosystem and a glimpse of the headwaters of the Haw River.


Points of Interest

NC Birding Trail destination. Benches located before the start of the boardwalk, benches on the boardwalk & an observation deck with benches at the end of the boardwalk overlooking the river.



  • .43 miles one way (plus the Piedmont Loop Trail)



  • Easy



  • Blue Square



  • Natural surface, boardwalk


Park Hours

Monday - Friday: 8am to 5pm

Closed most state holidays.

Please call the park office to find out about extended hours for some weekends. Please check in at the park office upon arrival.


339 Conference Center Drive

Browns Summit, NC 27214


Get turn by turn directions through the Haw River State Park listing.

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