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Recommended Routes in Duke Forest - 3

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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 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 Loblolly pine.
Easy/Intermediate

Duke Korstian Loop

4.2 mi 6.7 km 301' Up 91.88 m Up 304' Down 92.81 m Down

Chapel…, NC

Duke Forest Hiking

  • 40 Miles 65 Kilometers of Trail
  • 3 Recommended Routes
  • 7 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 14 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 0 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Duke Forest - 18

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2.9 mi 4.7 km #1Al Buehler Cross Country Trail
Easy
Durham, NC
Easy
Durham, NC
0.5 mi 0.9 km #2Piney Mountain Trail
Intermediate
Durham, NC
Intermediate
Durham, NC
0.8 mi 1.2 km #3Shepherd Nature Trail
Intermediate
Durham, NC
Intermediate
Durham, NC
3.7 mi 6.0 km #4New Hope Creek North
Intermediate
Chapel Hill, NC
Intermediate
Chapel Hill, NC
0.5 mi 0.9 km #5Mrs. Brown's Trail
Intermediate
Durham, NC
Intermediate
Durham, NC
3.1 mi 5.0 km #6North Loop
Intermediate
Durham, NC
Intermediate
Durham, NC
2.4 mi 3.9 km #7South Loop
Intermediate
Durham, NC
Intermediate
Durham, NC
1.9 mi 3.0 km #8Concrete Bridge Road
Easy/Intermediate
Chapel Hill, NC
Easy/Intermediate
Chapel Hill, NC
2.3 mi 3.8 km #9Wooden Bridge Road
Easy/Intermediate
Durham, NC
Easy/Intermediate
Durham, NC
0.3 mi 0.4 km #10Rhododendron Bluffs Trail
Intermediate
Chapel Hill, NC
Intermediate
Chapel Hill, 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
Start of the George Road Trail
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