Spencer Woods Expansion

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This would be a 50-acre addition to an already 53-acre passive park that possesses 2 miles of hiking trails, an observation platform over a pond, and picnic areas. The expansion area will add new trails, as well as connect the park to Grants Creek, which gives the possibility of developing a kayak/canoe access point on the creek, and there is already a take-out location south of there. The expansion would protect Piedmont Alluvial Forest, a rare natural community, as well as a rare plant, Cardamine dissecta (fork-leaved toothwort), which was discovered there by a natural heritage biologist and a land trust staff member this spring. This is the only occurrence of this rare plant in Rowan County. This is a partnership with a local realty company that owns the tract. They have agreed to a bargain sale of 38 acres for $100,000 (the land is worth $200,000 as justified by an appraisal). The Land Trust will also be donating 12 acres we own that connects this new land to Grants Creek.

50 Acres

Would expand an exisiting 53 acre passive park.

Connecting Cooridor

Would connect to Grants Creek and offer new hiking trails and kayak launch

Contact

 

Phone

 

(704) 647-0302

 

Address

 

204 East Innes Street, Suite 120
Salisbury, NC 28144

 

Email

 

threerivers@threeriverslandtrust.org

.8  * Join us October 9th at 9:30am as we paddle Tuckertown Reservoir. 

Three Rivers Land Trust  In September 2019, Phase I of the Alcoa Lands Project was completed. Phase I conserved 2,463 acres and 45 miles of shoreline along High Rock Lake. Now with the closure of Phase II Tuckertown, this project has conserved over 4,800 acres and 76 miles of shoreline along the Yadkin-Pee Dee.  Tuckertown Reservoir, an impoundment of the Yadkin River, is known for its recreational opportunities and as a vital water resource for North Carolinians. 

To celebrate this momentous achievement, the TRLT Paddle Club is hosting our next group paddle event in Tuckertown Reservoir on October 9th, 2021 at 9:30am. We launch from the Bringles Ferry Boating Access Area (3301 Bringle Ferry Road)  and Paddle to the Flat Creek Access (450 Wildlife Access Road). This paddle is 3.8 miles and will take the group about two and a half hours to complete.   

We encourage paddlers to organize their own shuttles. Limited shuttles will be available, but must be prearranged. Please contact nicky@threeriverslandtrust.org

Have your own Equipment? Already a TRLT Paddle Club Member? Then register below and join us at no cost! We look forward to paddling with you!

Row Co River Adventures will be providing kayak rentals for this event:

Single Kayak Rentals $35

Double Kayak Rentals $50

*All Rentals Include Paddle and PFD*

All Proceeds will be donated to Three Rivers Land Trust and each rental includes a TRLT membership! To book a rental please contact Row Co Directly at rowco@rowcoriveradventures.com

For more information or if you have questions, please email Nicky at nicky@threeriverslandtrust.org Hope to see you there!

Length of paddle: ~4 miles

Difficulty level: Easy