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Top Spots

Tar Heels and Franklin Street, Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

3.68 mi / 230 ft gain

Wilson Park to Carolina North Forest Via Owasa Corridor Loop

Carrboro, North Carolina

5.05 mi / 312 ft gain

Morgan Creek Trail

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

2.33 mi / 233 ft gain

North Carolina Botanical Garden

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

1.46 mi / 157 ft gain

Battle Branch Trail

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

2.94 mi / 230 ft gain

Neverland's Inner Loop

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

1.99 mi / 177 ft gain

Neverland's Outer Loop

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

1.92 mi / 167 ft gain

Crow Branch Overlook Loop

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

3.42 mi / 394 ft gain

Trip Farm Loop Trail

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

1.67 mi / 118 ft gain

Places to stay

Meadow Escape at CATHIS Farm

Lillington, North Carolina

Meadow Escape at CATHIS Farm

From $100 / night

Greensboro KOA Journey

Greensboro, North Carolina

Greensboro KOA Journey

Guides and stories

The Best Waterfalls in Western North Carolina

The Best Waterfalls in Western North Carolina

Jared Beeler

Top 5 Best Places to Stargaze and Shoot the Milky Way in the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains

Top 5 Best Places to Stargaze and Shoot the Milky Way in the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains

Jared Beeler

10 Amazing Waterfall Hikes in North Carolina

10 Amazing Waterfall Hikes in North Carolina

The Outbound Collective

12 Must-Do Backpacking Adventures in North Carolina

12 Must-Do Backpacking Adventures in North Carolina

The Outbound Collective

The 25 Best Hikes in North Carolina

The 25 Best Hikes in North Carolina

The Outbound Collective

10 of North Carolina's Best Campsites

10 of North Carolina's Best Campsites

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