Get moving: Top 5 hiking trails

From tree-lined paths at McDowell Nature Preserve to lakeside views at Latta Plantation Nature Preserve, there’s no shortage of hiking options in and around Charlotte.

Whether you're ready for a leisurely walk or a workout, we've narrowed a long list to our top five favorite places to get moving.

>> Check out the video at the top of this page to see where we like to hit the trails.

Click here for a complete list of Mecklenburg County Parks.