Nimitz Route

Route 5 – Nimitz Route

The County recently completed posting the signs on Route 5 – Nimitz Route, a 22-mile route that spans from the City of York through Sharon, Hickory Grove, and Smyrna. This route provides a scenic link between the Kings Mountain Route – Route 3 and the Central York County Route – Route 1.


Welcome, BMX’s best

WORLD-CLASS ROCK HILL BMX FACILITY ON DISPLAY THIS WEEKEND The beautiful new facility atop a hill near the Catawba River is hosting the BMX Carolina Nationals this weekend, an event akin to a stop on the PGA Tour or NASCAR’s Sprint Cup Series. Locals can learn more about this burgeoning sport by watching some of […]


SC Walk to School Day 2015

SC Walk to School Day 2015 was a great success – and it’s not over yet! Schools across the state will be walking throughout the month of March! So far, SC has 213 registered events, with 16 schools participating in York County. This is a 60% increase in participation from York County’s 2014 registration rate! […]

Group Walking Trail backs

Carolina Thread Trail

The Carolina Thread Trail is a regional network of greenways, trails and blueways that reaches 15 counties, 2 states and 2.3 million people. There are 220 miles of trails open to the public – linking people, places, cities, towns and attractions. The Thread Trail preserves our natural areas and is a place for exploration of […]