Cottonwood South Trail

Spartanburg Area Conservancy, Spartanburg, SC

The Cottonwood South Trail will extend approximately 2.5 miles along Lawson's Fork Creek, one of the main watersheds in Spartanburg, South Carolina. The project will connect to the existing Glendale Shoals Preserve, established by SPACE in 1994.

Counties Impacted:

  • Spartanburg County

​The Cottonwood South Trail will connect the already popular Glendale Shoals Preserve to several important historic and natural resources along Spartanburg's Lawson's Fork Creek corridor, enhancing what was already one of our community's most beloved natural preserves.

-Andrew Waters, Executive Director of Spartanburg Area Conservancy




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