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Ravenrock Loop Trail

Lillington, North Carolina

2.5 mi / 259 ft gain

Fish Traps Trail

Lillington, North Carolina

1.83 mi / 190 ft gain

Campbell Creek and Lanier Falls Loop Trail

Lillington, North Carolina

4.83 mi / 584 ft gain

West Loop Horse Trail

Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina

4.13 mi / 433 ft gain

Anderson Creek Loop

Lillington, North Carolina

3.06 mi / 213 ft gain

San-Lee Park Hiking Loop

Sanford, North Carolina

2.27 mi / 338 ft gain

Kiwanis Park Loop

Sanford, North Carolina

1.14 mi / 82 ft gain

Endor Iron Furnace Trail

Sanford, North Carolina

2.86 mi / 115 ft gain

Bass Lake

Holly Springs, North Carolina

1.9 mi / 118 ft gain

Places to stay

Meadow Escape at CATHIS Farm

Lillington, North Carolina

Meadow Escape at CATHIS Farm

From $100 / night

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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