Length: 22.60 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Agency: City, Town, or County
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No
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Location: Durham & Wake counties, North Carolina
States: North Carolina
Counties: Durham, Wake
Latitude: 35.99049 Longitude: -78.90628
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The American Tobacco Trail (ATT) is a 22.6-mile (36.4 km) long Rails-to-Trails project located in the Research Triangle region of North Carolina, running along an abandoned railroad bed originally built for the American Tobacco Company in the 1970s. The route crosses through the City of Durham, Durham County, Chatham County, and Wake County. The ATT is part of the East Coast Greenway and is open to pedestrians, cyclists, equestrians (in non-urban sections) and other non-motorized users.
Starting from the southern end of the trail in New Hill the 6.5 mile Wake County portion of the trail is gravel, followed by a 4.7-mile multi-use section in Chatham County that contains a paved lane & a gravel (equestrian lane), & an 11.4-mile paved section in Durham County on the North End of the trail ending at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park (DBAP).
Width: 120 inches.
Primary Surface: Asphalt
Secondary Surface: Asphalt
Average Grade: 2%
Elevation Low Point: 310
Elevation High Point: 370
Year Designated: 2004
Supporting Webpages and DocumentsDocument: photo by Mr.TinDC, Flickr
For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.
Durham Parks & Recreation, Wake County Parks & R
2112 County Park Dr.
New Hill , NC 27562
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