About

The Rocky Branch Park Trail Enhancement Project will transform a public open space in the heart of Belmont into an urban trail system for mountain biking enthusiasts, runners and walkers. The vision for the progressive trail system allows for beginner to advanced trail features, fun for a diverse range of interest and skill levels. The park is located in Belmont, NC just one mile from Main Street and 12 miles west of uptown Charlotte. The Rocky Branch Park Committee, in partnership with the Tarheel Trailblazers and the City of Belmont seek your support in raising the funds needs to bring an enhanced, modern trail system to benefit the community.

Fundraising

Invest in building inclusive, progressive and quality trails. Donate today and leave your mark!

Become a recognized donor at these levels:
$ 100 Green Circle Club*
$ 500 Blue Square Club*
$1,000 Black Diamond Club**
$3,000 Double Black Diamond Club**

*Name recognition on trail donor wall
**Business logo included in recognition

Contact info@rockybranchparknc.com for business and in-kind donation opportunities.

We would like to recognize and thank the following individuals, families and companies for their donations to date. Without all of you this project would not be possible.






Carter Team Awesomeness - Jeremy, Martha, Edison & Melina - Hans, Sarah, Reagan & Quinn Kaufmann - Ben & Kristin Smith - The Pointe Church




GNR Forever Fund - David, Shannon, Durham & Andersen Baker - The Bumgardner Family - Belmont Abbey College - Brad, Colleen, Stella & Maya T. - Nick & Merrit Barringer - The Aschmann Family


Adeline, Hudson & Copper Sass - David Jones - Larry & Melissa Humbert - Community Trail Design - The Hatton Family - The Mark Family - The String Bean - Dirty Wolf Ultras - Will, Megan, Ford, and Vivian Kieffer - The Painter Family - Southeastern Container - The Pollocks - The Elkins Family


The Fairweather Family - The Gadani-Gutierrez Family - Josh & Kristin Monza - Jackson & Brooks Toney - Scott Swindler - The Quinn Family - Edel Rodriguez - Colossal Cycling - Anthony Brewer & Laurie Cole - Bryan Cisneros - John, Aiden, & Ian Linster - Sean & Parker Lynch - Blake Bradshaw - Chris & Lisa Neyen - Julie Wyatt - Wil Rhoton - Hampton Rhoton - In memory of Allen F. Thompson - Marc Edlein - John & Kristin Henriksen - Jeff, Jamie, Hudson & Peyton Campbell - John & Allison Cottingham - Dan Baker - Alex & Krystyna Sarrazin - In memory of Laurie Barrowman - Sarah & Michael Smith - Daniel Gore - Sarah & Michael Smith - Alan Wall - Mary Paul Forsyth - Jesse & Emily Cole - Alexis Hutz - John and Gwynne Wharton - The Cantwell Family - Will & Wendy Cauthen - Mike & Kathleen Ericsson - Dale & Teresa Wilbanks - Katrina Sims - Todd, Laura, Will & Paul Arnold - The McCarthy Family - Rylee, Jaxon, Allyssa & Michael McCarthy - Brian Swilling - Joe & Alisa Roy - Kathleen Allison - Gary Hamilton - Jason, Jessica, Kenan & Chase Helton - Tiffany Hutz - Mark Wood - David Beverly - Rinehart Family Charitable Fund - EDIS - Honeywell - Steve & Alli Buhler - Diana Vivas-Carvajal - Robert Paflitzko - Marti Miller - The Bradshaw Family - Devon DiSarro - Midlands SORBA - Jim Hefferan - Gwen Barringer - Shane Redmond - The Abee Family - Tony, Sarah, Rhett, & Tessa - Rowdy Hart - Rebel Hart - Casey Matthews - The Keever Family - The Wendland Family - Rob Coulter, Debbie Frye, Addie & Victoria Coulter - Robert Rhyne - Bob and Janet Simons - Saga Thovtrup - 12 Pilot Wives - Stacy Lutes - Mark and Michelle Kinsley - Jeff and Tamara Thovtrup - Lowes - Wayne Caldwell - Jennifer Whiteman - Robert, Kiera, Fiona and Mia Klein - Claudina Ghianni - David Ciaccia - Todd Bayley - Sam, Christine, George & Madison Tucker - The Sutphin Family - Vonn, Willem, & Enderly Ehlers

Vision

Mission Statement

The mission of the Rocky Branch Park Trail Enhancement Project is to enhance the park and its existing trail system in order to provide a safe, sustainable, fun and marketable outdoor experience for Belmont residents and visitors alike.

    1. Enhance the quality of life for local residents by providing a healthy, fun and challenging outdoor experience for various skill levels and abilities.
    2. Attract visitors to Belmont from surrounding metro areas by developing a highly marketable destination facility at Rocky Branch Park.
    3. Connect visitors and residents with the charm of downtown Belmont by boosting patronage of local restaurants, businesses and bicycle retailers via trail tourism.
    4. Provide a venue for cycling events such as youth cycling events, competitive mountain biking events, recreational group rides, demonstrations and instructional skills clinics.

Project Recognition

  • Go Gaston, Gaston County Travel & Tourism featured the park in an article in their February 2021 newsletter and blog. You can check out the article here.
  • The Gaston Gazette featured the August 2021 trail opening with this article and in a September 9, 2021 article titled “New Trail Linking Belmont and Cramerton Just What the Doctor Ordered”, find the article .
  • The Southern Off-Road Bicycling Association recognized the re-opening of Rocky Branch Park in this August 4, 2021 article here.
  • Spectrum News featured Rocky Branch Park in the news story "New Trail Connects Users from Belmont to Cramerton" on September 22, 2021 found here.
  • The North Carolina Recreation and Park Association Fall 2021 magazine featured Cramerton’s partnerships through the pandemic including the partnership with volunteers and Belmont to develop Rocky Branch Park.

Merchandise

Gear up! Show your support for trails and Rocky Branch Park. Contact info@rockybranchparknc.com to order.

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Logo Shirt

$20.00

Recover Brands T-Shirt in a variety of colors.

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RBP Decal

$3.00

4" x 4" Rocky Branch die cut sticker printed on thick weatherproof vinyl.

Stay in touch

Joining our mailing list to stay in touch or signup as a volunteer for the park.