Regional Trails Specialists

The Regional Trails Specialists at the North Carolina Trails Program work to support and promote all types of trails across North Carolina. They directly support the state parks system through trail assessment, planning, design and corridor flagging for new trail, as well as trail renovation projects at the parks. The specialists also provide training and education to park staff on sustainable trail construction and maintenance techniques.

The Regional Trails Specialists work on trails system outside of state parks, too. They are involved in the planning and promotion of all trail and greenway projects across North Carolina, providing technical expertise to state and federal agencies, local governments, private stakeholders, landowners and trail user groups. Each trails specialist is responsible for one of the three geographical regions: Mountain, Piedmont and Coastal.

Mountain Region office

Grandfather Mountain State Park
9872 Highway 105 S., Suite 6
Banner Elk, NC 28604

Piedmont Region office

Nature Research Center
121 West Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

Coastal Region office

Cliffs of the Neuse State Park
240 Park Entrance Road
Seven Springs, NC 28578

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