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The Best Hiking in Cary

Looking for the best hiking in Cary? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Cary. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Cary

  • Cary, North Carolina

    Hinshaw and Pirate's Cove Greenways

    3.69 mi / 207 ft gain
    Hinshaw and Pirate's Cove Greenways is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Cary, North Carolina.
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  • Cary, North Carolina

    Black Creek Greenway to Lake Crabtree

    2.04 mi / 213 ft gain
    Black Creek Greenway to Lake Crabtree is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Morrisville, North Carolina.
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  • Cary, North Carolina

    Bond Park Lake Trail

    2.02 mi / 108 ft gain
    Bond Park Lake Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Cary, North Carolina.
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  • Cary, North Carolina

    Hike the Reedy Creek Lake Trail

    1.4 mi / 129 ft gain
    Start the hike from the Reedy Creek parking lot. Hike down a section of the Loblolly Trail and then join the Reedy Creek Lake Trail. The trail is loose gravel and is fairly wide. The walk is not too difficult at all. In spring, you'll see many beautiful wildflowers along the way and at any point ...
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  • Cary, North Carolina

    Hike the Company Mill Trail

    5.6 mi / 600 ft gain
    Start your hike from the Reedy Creek Parking area. Hike through the woods down to the Reedy Creek. At this point, cross the bridge and hike along the river to the ruins of an old mill and some nice rock formations. Continue up the hill to the River Creek Multi-use trail and then back down the hil...
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  • Cary, North Carolina

    Company Mill and Sycamore Trail Loop

    7.51 mi / 906 ft gain
    Company Mill and Sycamore Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Raleigh, North Carolina.
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  • Cary, North Carolina

    Reedy Creek and Loblolly Trail

    4.02 mi / 456 ft gain
    Reedy Creek and Loblolly Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Raleigh, North Carolina.
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  • Cary, North Carolina

    Company Mill Loop

    5.76 mi / 666 ft gain
    Company Mill Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Raleigh, North Carolina.
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  • Cary, North Carolina

    Company Mill Trail to Reedy Creek Trail Loop

    5.13 mi / 620 ft gain
    Company Mill Trail to Reedy Creek Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Raleigh, North Carolina.
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  • Cary, North Carolina

    Reedy Creek and Rocky Road Loop

    5.66 mi / 410 ft gain
    Reedy Creek and Rocky Road Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Cary, North Carolina.
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  • Morrisville, North Carolina

    Day Trip to Lake Crabtree

    Lake Crabtree is a 215 acre park that sits right next to a 520 acre flood control lake, known as Lake Crabtree. The park is open year round and offers a plethora of different activities. Hiking trails are accessible to hikers and runners while bikes are also permitted on multi-use trails. The par...
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  • Morrisville, North Carolina

    Old Beech Nature Trail

    0.61 mi / 75 ft gain
    Old Beech Nature Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Morrisville, North Carolina.
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  • Cary, North Carolina

    Cedar Ridge Trail Loop

    6.31 mi / 732 ft gain
    Cedar Ridge Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Raleigh, North Carolina.
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  • Raleigh, North Carolina

    South Turkey Creek Trail

    3.21 mi / 262 ft gain
    South Turkey Creek Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Raleigh, North Carolina.
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  • Raleigh, North Carolina

    Lake Johnson West Loop Trail

    2.18 mi / 148 ft gain
    Lake Johnson West Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Raleigh, North Carolina.
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  • Raleigh, North Carolina

    Lake Johnson Trail

    4.24 mi / 220 ft gain
    Lake Johnson Trail is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Raleigh, North Carolina.
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