Old Fort Trailhead Plan

The planning process has started on the Old Fort Trailhead and Park that will be located just north of I-40 on property purchased by the state with Connect NC Bond money. Old Fort Alderman Andrew Carlton, McDowell County Planner Blair Melton, F3ST President Bob Hunter and F3ST Executive Director Beth Heile met with Eric Woolridge of Destinations by Design to discuss amenities needed and next steps.

$300,000 has be raised to use for a grant match. $100,00 from each: Old Fort, McDowell County, a private donor