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Beech Loop

Intermediate
 4.5 (2)

A loop trail through a towering beech forest.


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Loop

472' 144 m

High

407' 124 m

Low

42' 13 m

Up

65' 20 m

Down

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

9%

Max Grade (5°)

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Features Fall Colors · Wildlife

The trail is open from dawn to dusk, 365 days a year.

Description

The Beech Loop connects to both the Old Field Bluff Trail and Robin's Trail at Johnston Mill Nature Preserve. The loop ascends a small summit where towering beeches and other hardwoods dominate a late successional forest on the slopes above New Hope Creek.

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Shared By:

Matthew Rutledge

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  4.5 from 2 votes

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Round-lobed Hepatica, Johnston Mill.
Dec 30, 2015 near Chapel…, NC

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