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Sweet Gum Trail is open to public
New Trail - Walking Web
C-I Web Extra: Camden City Councilman Jeffrey Graham, State Rep. Laurie Funderburk and Camden Mayor Alfred Mae Drakeford talk as they lead a group of city employees and others on the first official hike along the Sweet Gum Trail connecting Woodward and Scott parks on Tuesday afternoon. The trail winds behind Woodward Parks baseball fields, along a portion of the CSX railroad track and the Amtrak station, before heading off to and ending where it connects with a walking/running track at Scott Park. - photo by Martin L. Cahn
Tall Longleaf pines stood silent guard as the first official hikers took to the Sweet Gum Trail in Camden on Tuesday afternoon. About 50 people participated in a ribbon cutting ceremony for the official opening of the 2/3-mile trail that now connects Scott and Woodward parks. Tuesday’s ceremony took place at the Woodward Park trail head.