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Durham, Wake County, NC

American Tobacco Trail

10.70 Miles
Location: Durham & Wake counties, North Carolina
Type: Greenway

Uses: Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Roller/Inline Skating

Agency: City, Town, or County

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. ...

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Transylvania County, NC

Andy Cove Nature Trail

0.70 Miles
Location: In Pisgah NF, 3 mi. N of Brevard at the Pisgah Ranger Station.
Type: Nature Trail

Uses: Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running

Agency: USDA Forest Service

First time visitors should take advantage of this nature trail, which is an easy walk for all ages....

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Transylvania, Haywood County, NC

Art Loeb Trail

31.00 Miles
Location: Pisgah Ranger District, In the Pisgah National Forest, connects Davidson River trailhead across Blue Ridge Parkway to Shining Rock Wilderness.
Type: Backcountry

Uses: Camping
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Swimming

Agency: USDA Forest Service

Section #1 - Difficult - After beginning near, then leaving, the Davidson River, Section 1 climbs steeply to Shut-in Ridge. Once there, don’t expect the hard part to be over—the trail will take yo...

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Macon, Graham County, NC

Bartram Nature Trail

78.40 Miles
Location: The trail starts at the NC/GA border near Scaly Mountain and ends at Cheoah Bald near Robbinsville
Type: Backcountry

Uses: Camping
Dogs - On leash
Fishing
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running

Agency: USDA Forest Service

The Bartram Trail follows the path that the famous botanist, William Bartram, took in the 1700s. It traverses the path through Georgia and North Carolina for 78 miles and provides some great opportun...

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NC

Big Glassy

1.50 Miles
Location: Suburban, Carl Sandberg Home NHS.
Type:
Uses:
Agency: National Park Service

Gradual climb up mountain to view over 264 acres of hills, forest, lakes,pastures...

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Transylvania County, NC

Biltmore Campus Trail

1.00 Miles
Location: Along Highway 276 south of the Blue Ridge Parkway at the Cradle of Forestry National Forest Historic Site.
Type: Nature Trail

Uses: Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Wildlife Observation

Agency: USDA Forest Service

0.9 mi - Easy - This is a historic tour of the Biltmore Forest School, the first school of forestry in America. There are eight buildings along this paved trail, which helps depict the life of a fores...

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Carteret County, NC

Cedar Point Tidelands

2.00 Miles
Location: Croatan National Forest, near Cedar Point on State Route 24.
Type: Urban Trail

Uses: Fishing
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Swimming
Swimming - Diving/snorkeling
Wildlife Observation

Agency: USDA Forest Service

The Tideland National Recreation Trail meanders through the salt marsh and its adjoining forest. On two loop trails, hikers can travel boardwalks and smooth gravel paths. The 0.6 mile loop crosses ...

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NC

Cherokee Arboretum

0.50 Miles
Location: Located on the Cherokee Indian Reservation in Western North Carolina
Type:
Uses: Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Agency: Nonprofit

Trail includes flora and fauna indigenous to the Great Smoky Mountain region. The garden features herbs and vegetables, flowers and follows a stream through the trail with arched bridges, small fish p...

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Rockingham County County, NC

Chinqua-Penn Walking Trail

1.70 Miles , Loop
Location: On Upper Piedmont Research Station beside Chinqua-Penn Plantation, 1944 Wentworth Street, Reidsville, NC
Type: Nature Trail

Uses: Dogs - On leash
Heritage and History
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Wildlife Observation

Agency: Nonprofit

On property belonging to the NC Upper Piedmont Research Station, the 1.7-mile loop winds through old-growth forest, skirts two ponds, and follows the fence lines of pastures where a prized historic Black Angus herd grazes. Crops are tested in fields alongside farm roads once used as carriage trails by the wealthy owners of Chinqua-Penn Plantation. Remnants of their lavish parties linger in structures built of locally quarried stone. ...

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Edgecombe County County, NC

Colonial Tarboro Historic Trail

1.97 Miles
Location: Historic District of Tarboro, NC. Just over one hour east of the State Capitol of Raleigh on U.S. 64; just 20 miles east of I-95 beyond Rocky Mount and along the States main artery to the Outer banks and Cape Hatteras National Seashore
Type: Urban Trail

Uses: Bicycling (on pavement)
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running

Agency: City, Town, or County

Founded as a Colonial town in 1760, Tarboro is one of North Carolina's oldest communities, and contains one of the states largest historic districts. The multi-block National Register Historic Distri...

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NC

Daniel Boone Scout Trail

3.20 Miles
Location: backcountry
Type:
Uses: Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Camping
Wildlife Observation
Camping
Agency: Private

Ascends 2000 feet over 2.6 miles to summit of Calloway Peak (highest point in Blue Ridge Range) Good views, cables and ladders in steep sections...

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Wilkes County, NC

Dark Mountain Trail

7.00 Miles
Location: Dark Mountain Park, W. Kerr Scott Reservoir
Type:
Uses: Bicycling (off pavement)
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Wildlife Observation

Agency: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

In November of 2002, the International Bicycling Association (IMBA) sponsored a Subaru Trail Care trail design workshop at the park in western North Carolina. The workshop resulted in a Memorandum of ...

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Camden County, NC

Dismal Swamp Canal Trail

4.50 Miles
Location: Trail Entrance by Dismal Swamp Welcome Center and Dismal Swamp State Park parking lot or by the connection of US Hwy 17 and Hwy 343 in South Mills. Trail runs beside the historic Dismal Swamp Canal.
Type: Greenway

Uses: Bicycling (on pavement)
Boating, non-motorized: Canoeing
Boating, non-motorized: Kayaking
Dogs - On leash
Fishing
Heritage and History
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Wildlife Observation

Agency: City, Town, or County

The historic Dismal Swamp Canal is the backdrop for a serene place to hike, bike, bird and photograph nature. This three mile paved trail (with a 1.25 mile bike extension southward) provides a recreational service to the community, mixing history with nature. ...

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Chowan County, NC

Edenton-Chowan Trail System

1.90 Miles
Location: Edenton, NC.
Type:
Uses: Boating, Kayaking
Dogs - On leash
Fishing
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Wildlife Observation

Agency: City, Town, or County

Trail links a historic millpond setting on one end of Hwy 32 to downtown Edenton's waterfront resources of creeks and bay as well as the historic mill village site...

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NC

Elizabeth City

1.60 Miles
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Agency: State

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