Explore Spindale

Start Your Adventure here!

Spindale sits gently in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountain Foothills. Originally a mill town for the textile industry, Spindale has evolved into a thriving community while retaining the charm that made it special. 

While you're here, follow the Thermal Belt Rail Trail into town and experience our welcoming community spirit and small-town charm.  With scenic beauty surrounding the town, outdoor adventure is also just around the corner.

Explore Our Beautiful Downtown!

Come on over to beautiful Main Street and enjoy small town charm in the form of diverse dining establishments, unique shops, and fun public recreation facilities at the Spindale House

Main Street in Spindale is a destination you don’t want to miss!

Spindale Economic Development Spotlight

Thermal Belt Rail Trail

Officially opened in 2019, our 13.58 mile multi-use greenway parallels beautiful Main Street in Spindale and connects four municipalities in Rutherford County. 


Rest up on shady benches along the trail or cross over Main Street to one of our excellent restaurants.  Healthy cuisine, home cooked meals, American favorites, and craft beers await you just off the trail. 

Need a bike tune-up? A public bike repair station is located along the trail between North Oak Street and Spindale Street.

Don't worry if you don't have a bike -- rent one in downtown Spindale!


Visit the official Thermal Belt Rail Trail website for more trail information.

Regional Outdoor Adventures

Come visit the many outdoor adventures near Spindale and experience what makes it a wonderful place to explore and live!  

Chimney Rock State Park

Broad River

South Mountains State Park 

Blue Ridge Parkway

Pisgah National Forest

Visit Rutherford County's Tourism Development Authority for information on additional outdoor activities in the area.

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