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Recommended Routes in Durham - 15

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Favorite Straight for Company Mill Trail to the left for Inspiration Trail.
Intermediate

Company Mill Trail

5.1 mi 8.2 km 382' Up 116.51 m Up 565' Down 172.22 m Down

Cary, NC
Favorite The rocky Eno River flows beside the trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

Eno Outer Loop

7.1 mi 11.4 km 841' Up 256.33 m Up 841' Down 256.41 m Down

Hillsbo…, NC
Favorite View atop Ole Steepy
Intermediate

Al Buehler and Sally Meyerhoff Trails

3.7 mi 6.0 km 216' Up 65.72 m Up 225' Down 68.71 m Down

Durham, NC
Favorite Relaxing trail
Intermediate

Brumley Nature Preserve North

3.2 mi 5.2 km 89' Up 27.14 m Up 89' Down 27.19 m Down

Hillsbo…, NC
Favorite The Wildlife Viewing Platform is a great place to make a sketch, view birds, or enjoy lunch.
Intermediate

Horton Grove Nature Preserve Loop

6.0 mi 9.6 km 299' Up 91.1 m Up 299' Down 91.05 m Down

Butner, NC
Favorite When you hike in from the parking area on the Robin's Trail, take a short spur on the left to a beautiful creek overlook with bench. It's a great place to think and rest!
Intermediate

Johnston Mill Loop

2.9 mi 4.7 km 121' Up 36.73 m Up 120' Down 36.67 m Down

Chapel…, NC
Favorite Reedy Creek Lake Dam and spillway as seen from the S. Turkey Creek MUT.
Intermediate

Turkey Creek/Cedar Ridge Loop

5.2 mi 8.4 km 290' Up 88.42 m Up 289' Down 87.97 m Down

Cary, NC
Favorite New Hope Creek gurgles with abundant flowing water during the wintertime.
Intermediate

Korstian Foot Trail Loop

6.9 mi 11.2 km 482' Up 146.78 m Up 480' Down 146.19 m Down

Chapel…, NC
Favorite Springhouse Loop
Intermediate

Brumley Forest Nature Preserve Loop

5.8 mi 9.3 km 352' Up 107.36 m Up 352' Down 107.37 m Down

Hillsbo…, NC

Durham Hiking

  • 448 Miles 721 Kilometers of Trail
  • 15 Recommended Routes
  • 98 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 110 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 1 Difficult Trail Difficult Trails
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Trails in Durham - 194

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3.5 mi 5.7 km #1Springhouse Loop
Intermediate/Difficult
Hillsborough, NC
Intermediate/Difficult
Hillsborough, NC
0.7 mi 1.1 km #2Jordan Trail
Intermediate
Butner, NC
Intermediate
Butner, NC
2.4 mi 3.8 km #3Laurel Bluffs Trail (East)
Intermediate
Durham, NC
Intermediate
Durham, NC
1.9 mi 3.0 km #4Walker Trail
Intermediate
Butner, NC
Intermediate
Butner, NC
0.7 mi 1.1 km #5Walnut Grove Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Hillsborough, NC
Easy/Intermediate
Hillsborough, NC
0.9 mi 1.4 km #6Peaks Loop
Intermediate
Butner, NC
Intermediate
Butner, NC
0.5 mi 0.8 km #7Hart Trail
Intermediate
Butner, NC
Intermediate
Butner, NC
2.3 mi 3.8 km #8Highland Trail 1
Easy
Morrisville, NC
Easy
Morrisville, NC
1.1 mi 1.7 km #9Stony Creek Bluff Trail
Intermediate
Hillsborough, NC
Intermediate
Hillsborough, NC
0.9 mi 1.5 km #10Dairy Farm Trail
Intermediate
Hillsborough, NC
Intermediate
Hillsborough, NC

Photos of Durham - 443

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Springhouse Loop
Sep 4, 2017 near Hillsbo…, NC
A derelict race car sits below the old stands
Mar 27, 2019 near Hillsbo…, NC
The crossing at Buckquarter Creek is quite scenic.
Jul 3, 2017 near Hillsbo…, NC
The rocky Eno River flows beside the trail.
Jul 3, 2017 near Hillsbo…, NC
A rocky slab juts out from under the Eno.
Jul 9, 2017 near Hillsbo…, NC
A successful beaver dam.
Apr 24, 2017 near Hillsbo…, NC
This is the flume for the old mill.
Jul 3, 2017 near Hillsbo…, NC
A set of wooden steps aids your passage on the uphill.
Jul 3, 2017 near Hillsbo…, NC