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The Best Hiking in Raleigh

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

Top hiking spots in and near Raleigh

  • Raleigh, North Carolina

    North Hills Trail

    0.85 mi / 190 ft gain
    North Hills 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

    House Creek Greenway Trail

    6.84 mi / 587 ft gain
    House Creek Greenway Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Raleigh, North Carolina.
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  • Raleigh, North Carolina

    Hike The Rolling Oaks Trail

    2.5 mi
    The Trine State Recreation Area is just off of the 80/90 Interstate in northeastern Indiana near the town of Freemont. You can find the trailhead of the Rolling Oaks Trail just north of the Wild Turkey Shelter. The Rolling Oaks Trail is a moderate 2.5 mile loop that takes you through the forest, ...
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  • Raleigh, North Carolina

    Mine Creek Trail: Ironwood Section

    2.48 mi / 197 ft gain
    Mine Creek Trail: Ironwood Section is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Raleigh, North Carolina.
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  • Raleigh, North Carolina

    Shelley Lake Trail

    2.24 mi / 210 ft gain
    Shelley Lake Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Raleigh, North Carolina.
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  • Raleigh, North Carolina

    North Carolina Museum of Art Park

    2.16 mi / 207 ft gain
    North Carolina Museum of Art Park is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Raleigh, North Carolina.
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  • Raleigh, North Carolina

    Walnut Creek Trail

    12.7 mi / 574 ft gain
    Walnut Creek Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake 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 East Loop Trail

    2.76 mi / 135 ft gain
    Lake Johnson East 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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  • Raleigh, North Carolina

    Lake Lynn Trail

    2.68 mi / 154 ft gain
    Lake Lynn Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers 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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  • 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

    Durant Nature Preserve Border Loop Trail

    2.56 mi / 384 ft gain
    Durant Nature Preserve Border Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Raleigh, North.
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  • Raleigh, North Carolina

    White House Trail, Border Trail, Service Road

    1.42 mi / 125 ft gain
    White House Trail, Border Trail, Service Road is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Raleigh, North Carolina.
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  • Raleigh, North Carolina

    Lakeside Trail Loop

    1.34 mi / 151 ft gain
    Lakeside Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Raleigh, North Carolina.
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