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North Hills Trail

Raleigh, North Carolina

0.85 mi / 190 ft gain

House Creek Greenway Trail

Raleigh, North Carolina

6.84 mi / 587 ft gain

Hike The Rolling Oaks Trail

Raleigh, North Carolina

2.5 mi

Mine Creek Trail: Ironwood Section

Raleigh, North Carolina

2.48 mi / 197 ft gain

Shelley Lake Trail

Raleigh, North Carolina

2.24 mi / 210 ft gain

North Carolina Museum of Art Park

Raleigh, North Carolina

2.16 mi / 207 ft gain

Walnut Creek Trail

Raleigh, North Carolina

12.7 mi / 574 ft gain

South Turkey Creek Trail

Raleigh, North Carolina

3.21 mi / 262 ft gain

Lake Johnson East Loop Trail

Raleigh, North Carolina

2.76 mi / 135 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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