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25 mi 41 km of trail 3 Featured Hikes

Easy Trails 17 Trails Intermediate Trails 4 Trails Hard Trails 0 Trails

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Featured Hikes in Duke Forest - 3

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

Korstian Foot Trail Loop

6.9 mi 11.2 km • Loop • 482 ft Ascent 146.78 m Ascent

(9) Chapel…, NC
Favorite View atop Ole Steepy
Intermediate

Al Buehler and Sally Meyerhoff Trails

3.7 mi 6.0 km • Loop • 216 ft Ascent 65.72 m Ascent

(7) Durham, NC
Favorite Loblolly pine.
Easy/Intermediate

Duke Korstian Loop

4.2 mi 6.7 km • Loop • 301 ft Ascent 91.88 m Ascent

(3) Chapel…, NC

Trails in Duke Forest - 18

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2.9 mi 4.7 km #1Al Buehler Cross Country Trail
Easy
Durham, NC
Easy
2.9 mi 4.7 km Durham, NC
0.5 mi 0.9 km #2Piney Mountain Trail
Intermediate
Durham, NC
Intermediate
0.5 mi 0.9 km Durham, NC
0.8 mi 1.2 km #3Shepherd Nature Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Durham, NC
Easy/Intermediate
0.8 mi 1.2 km Durham, NC
3.7 mi 6.0 km #4New Hope Creek North
Intermediate
Chapel Hill, NC
Intermediate
3.7 mi 6.0 km Chapel Hill, NC
0.5 mi 0.9 km #5Mrs. Brown's Trail
Intermediate
Durham, NC
Intermediate
0.5 mi 0.9 km Durham, NC
3.1 mi 5.0 km #6North Loop
Easy/Intermediate
Durham, NC
Easy/Intermediate
3.1 mi 5.0 km Durham, NC
1.9 mi 3.0 km #7Concrete Bridge Road
Easy/Intermediate
Chapel Hill, NC
Easy/Intermediate
1.9 mi 3.0 km Chapel Hill, NC
2.3 mi 3.8 km #8Wooden Bridge Road
Easy/Intermediate
Durham, NC
Easy/Intermediate
2.3 mi 3.8 km Durham, NC
0.3 mi 0.4 km #9Rhododendron Bluffs Trail
Intermediate
Chapel Hill, NC
Intermediate
0.3 mi 0.4 km Chapel Hill, NC
1.1 mi 1.8 km #10New Hope Creek South
Intermediate
Chapel Hill, NC
Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.8 km Chapel Hill, NC
0.4 mi 0.7 km #11Laurel Hill Trail
Intermediate
Chapel Hill, NC
Intermediate
0.4 mi 0.7 km Chapel Hill, NC
1.0 mi 1.6 km #12Hard Climb Road
Easy/Intermediate
Chapel Hill, NC
Easy/Intermediate
1.0 mi 1.6 km Chapel Hill, NC
0.6 mi 1.0 km #13Slick Hill Fire Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Chapel Hill, NC
Easy/Intermediate
0.6 mi 1.0 km Chapel Hill, NC
0.3 mi 0.5 km #14Big Bend Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Chapel Hill, NC
Easy/Intermediate
0.3 mi 0.5 km Chapel Hill, NC
0.8 mi 1.2 km #15Echinata Fire Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Durham, NC
Easy/Intermediate
0.8 mi 1.2 km Durham, NC
2.4 mi 3.9 km #16South Loop
Easy/Intermediate
Durham, NC
Easy/Intermediate
2.4 mi 3.9 km Durham, NC
1.8 mi 2.9 km #17Cotton Mill Trail
Easy
Durham, NC
Easy
1.8 mi 2.9 km Durham, NC
0.7 mi 1.2 km #18George's Road
Easy/Intermediate
Durham, NC
Easy/Intermediate
0.7 mi 1.2 km Durham, NC

Photos of Duke Forest - 29

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A rare snowy day makes for a nice treat on New Hope Creek.
Jan 7, 2017 near Durham, NC
New Hope Creek gurgles with abundant flowing water during the wintertime.
Jan 3, 2017 near Chapel…, NC
White Oak at Dusk
Feb 4, 2018 near Durham, NC
Small mossy island in a stream
Jan 28, 2018 near Durham, NC
Splitting of the loop trail
Jan 28, 2018 near Durham, NC
The summit of Piney Mountain comes alive in the afternoon sun.
Jan 7, 2017 near Durham, NC
The descent down Piney Mountain Trail offers picturesque woodland views.
Jan 7, 2017 near Durham, NC
An old wall or dam being slowly subsumed by the New Hope Creek.
Jan 6, 2017 near Durham, NC

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