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The Best Hiking in Durham

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

Top hiking spots in and near Durham

  • Durham, North Carolina

    Duke Wall

    1.88 mi / 82 ft gain
    Duke Wall is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Durham, North Carolina.
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  • Durham, North Carolina

    Sarah P. Duke Gardens Path

    0.93 mi / 62 ft gain
    Sarah P. Duke Gardens Path is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Durham, North Carolina.
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  • Durham, North Carolina

    American Tobacco Trail from Durham

    21.95 mi / 600 ft gain
    American Tobacco Trail from Durham is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Durham, North Carolina.
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  • Durham, North Carolina

    Duke Cross Country Trail

    2.97 mi / 223 ft gain
    Duke Cross Country Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Durham, North Carolina.
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  • Durham, North Carolina

    Headwaters Loop Trail

    1.06 mi / 102 ft gain
    Headwaters Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Durham, North Carolina.
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  • Durham, North Carolina

    Pump Station Trail to Laurel Bluffs Trail

    5.12 mi / 348 ft gain
    Pump Station Trail to Laurel Bluffs Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Durham, North Carolina.
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  • Durham, North Carolina

    Hike at the Eno Quarry

    4.7
    2 mi
    Escape the NC heat at the quarry at Eno River State Park. Access the Eno Quarry via Cabe Lands Access Point (parking lot off of Howe Street). Follow the Cabe Lands Trail (red blazes) from the parking lot. About 80 yards down the path you'll see a trail split off to the left which leads through th...
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  • Durham, North Carolina

    Cabelands Trail To Eno Quarry Trail

    2.26 mi / 364 ft gain
    Cabelands Trail To Eno Quarry Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Durham, North Carolina.
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  • Durham, North Carolina

    Cabelands Trail to Laurel Bluffs Trail

    5.82 mi / 676 ft gain
    Cabelands Trail to Laurel Bluffs Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Durham, North Carolina.
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  • Durham, North Carolina

    Pump Station Trail Loop

    1.29 mi / 157 ft gain
    Pump Station Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Durham, North Carolina.
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  • Durham, North Carolina

    Piney Mountain Trail

    3.56 mi / 377 ft gain
    Piney Mountain Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Durham, North Carolina.
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  • Durham, North Carolina

    New Hope Creek Trail North

    4.83 mi / 377 ft gain
    New Hope Creek Trail North is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Durham, North Carolina.
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  • Durham, North Carolina

    Pea Creek Trail

    1.27 mi / 141 ft gain
    Pea Creek Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Durham, North Carolina.
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  • Durham, North Carolina

    Cole Mill Crossing to Eno Quarry Trail Loop

    6.41 mi / 696 ft gain
    Cole Mill Crossing to Eno Quarry Trail Loop is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Durham, North Carolina.
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  • Durham, North Carolina

    Bobbitt Hole Trail to Cole Mill Trail Loop

    2.61 mi / 197 ft gain
    Bobbitt Hole Trail to Cole Mill Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Durham, North Carolina.
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  • Durham, North Carolina

    Cole Mill and Bobbitt Hole Trails

    2.61 mi / 184 ft gain
    Cole Mill and Bobbitt Hole Trails is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Durham, North Carolina.
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