Grant Awarded to Begin Neuse Water Trail

Water Trail

Posted on February 16th, 2017

img_0223Sound Rivers is proud to announce an award of $60,487 to begin construction of two camping platforms and one ADA Access on the Neuse River in Kinston.

The purpose of the Water Trail is to:

1)  increase recreational access to natural resourcesin Eastern North Carolina,

2)  provide safe overnight camping opportunitiesthrough camping platforms,

3)  stimulate eco-tourism

4) and increase usability to the Neuse as an alternative route to the Mountains to Sea Trail

The platforms and launch will be the first of their type on the Neuse River and will give increased access and use of the Water Trail. Our hope is that construction will begin sometime in 2018. If you have any questions about the work please email Matt Butler at

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