Cane Creek Park in Waxhaw NC has several color coded trails for hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding. The total combined distance is 13.59 miles. Most of the trails are very peaceful, and make for a very relaxing day hike. The park surrounds a 350 acre lake which adds to the scenery while trekking the trails, and also adds to the different species of wildlife you may encounter.
Biked most of the Purple trail and all of the North Red loop. Trails vary greatly from hills, fields, rocky, rooty, smooth, etc. Most of the mtn bike trails are shared with horses. Be sure to stop and yield to horse riders. Beautiful views of the lake. Note: This is Union County's main (only?) park. The fees are $4 per car plus $3 per mtn bike.