The City of Belmont and the Gaston County Health Department have partnered on signs to mark 3 walking routes (PDF) in the Downtown and East Belmont area. These routes include a 1 mile route, 2 mile route, and 3 mile route. The routes are marked with signs at intersections where the routes turn.
The Downtown routes are centered around the 3 downtown parks:
East Belmont Routes
The East Belmont routes are centered around the commercial area of Catawba Street and Crescent Park. Please be careful when crossing Keener Boulevard, and only cross it at the intersections with stoplights. Remember to cross with traffic.
Please note that sidewalks are on most of the routes, but are missing on Lincoln and Sacco Streets and on portions of North Main Street and Elizabeth Avenue. Please be careful when walking on or along streets, especially where there is no sidewalk.
Eat Smart, Movie More
These walking route signs were part of an Eat Smart, Move More North Carolina grant that the Gaston County Health Department received in 2009 to promote physical activity and healthy eating in Belmont.