Ruth, NC

Ruth is one of our small towns that is home to the Thermal Belt Rail Trail. Known by locals as one of the prettiest little light displays during the holidays, Ruth may be little, but its impact on Rutherford County is big.

Thermal Belt Rail Trail

This converted rail line is now a trail connecting the towns of Rutherfordton and Spindale – and very soon Forest City. You can bike, walk, or run the trail, passing the Bechtler Mint Site, restaurant row…