Brightwalk is defined by its expansive parks and trails that offer numerous walking, running and cycling trails, allowing residents and visitors to enjoy a breath of fresh air, nature, and mingling with neighbors.
- Two major parks with trails that will be tied to the Irwin Creek Greenway and Carolina Thread Trail
- Anita Stroud Park which will be enhanced by a natural stream restoration project, trail system, and wildflowers
- Double Oaks Park, an expansive, passive park and future centerpiece of the community
- Water fountains, bike racks, picnic tables, and benches where residents and visitors can relax and catch a breath