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E. Carroll Joyner Park Trails

Wake Forest, North Carolina

2.02 mi / 135 ft gain

Wake Forest Reservoir Loop

Wake Forest, North Carolina

6.92 mi / 607 ft gain

Sanford Creek Greenway

Wake Forest, North Carolina

8.86 mi / 492 ft gain

Forest Ridge Mountain Bike Trail

Wake Forest, North Carolina

5.0
3.49 mi / 344 ft gain

Neuse River Trail

Wake Forest, North Carolina

5.0
27.38 mi / 1306 ft gain

Blue Dot and Falls Lake Loop

Wake Forest, North Carolina

0.93 mi / 102 ft gain

Long Leaf and Falls Lake Loop

Raleigh, North Carolina

2.43 mi / 279 ft gain

Epps Forest Trail to Pond

Raleigh, North Carolina

1.69 mi / 233 ft gain

Epps Forest and Falls Lake Trail

Raleigh, North Carolina

2.95 mi / 262 ft gain

Places to stay

Longwood Park

Clarksville, Virginia

Longwood Park

Enfield / Rocky Mount KOA Journey

Enfield, North Carolina

Enfield / Rocky Mount KOA Journey

North Bend Park

Boydton, Virginia

North Bend Park

Rudds Creek Rec. Ar.

Boydton, Virginia

Rudds Creek Rec. Ar.

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

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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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