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Piney Mountain Trail

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A quick jaunt to the summit of Piney Mountain.


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Point to Point

410' 125 m

High

298' 91 m

Low

112' 34 m

Up

95' 29 m

Down

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

20%

Max Grade (11°)

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Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Wildlife

Closed September 26 through December 16, Monday - Friday for deer herd reduction.

Description

If you are on New Hope Creek North and coming from the direction of Concrete Bridge Road you'll a cross a small creek with a trail immediately afterwards. Turn left and head along the creek for a while until you cut away and start gaining more altitude. You summit where the Piney Mountain Fire Trail meets up with the trail and then you head down more precipitously and reconnect with New Hope Creek North.

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Land Manager: Duke Forest

Shared By:

Russell Hobart

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#431

in North Carolina

#11,190

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A rare snowy day makes for a nice treat on New Hope Creek.
Jan 7, 2017 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

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