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Ledge Creek Forest Conservation Area

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 2.7 (3) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

Visitors will find the trails at the Ledge Creek Forest Conservation Area to be easy to moderate in difficulty.


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Map Key

2.3

Miles

3.7

KM

Loop

460' 140 m

High

330' 101 m

Low

137' 42 m

Up

138' 42 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

7%

Max Grade (4°)

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Features Birding · River/Creek · Spring · Views · Wildflowers

Overview

A great tour of the trails at the Ledge Creek Forest Conservation Area.

Description

Tar River Land Conservancy (TRLC) opened 3 miles of hiking trails at the Ledge Creek Forest Conservation Area in Granville County, with a parking area and trailhead, located at 3189 Brogden Road near Stem. The trails lead past fields being restored to forest and wildflower meadows, older woodland being managed for wildlife habitat, and hardwood forest found on the slopes above Ledge Creek. Picnic tables are available for visitors near the parking area.

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Shared By:

Kevin Rumsey

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  2.7 from 3 votes

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The very bottom of trail along Ledge Creek is steep and forested. The slopes are dominated by native oaks, hickories, beeches, and tulip poplars.
May 22, 2017 near Butner, NC
A view of the bigger pond of two at Ledge Creek Forest Conservation Trail. Now the pond provides habitat and water for wildlife.
May 22, 2017 near Butner, NC
Wonderful view of Ledge Creek.
May 22, 2017 near Butner, NC
Decision time on the Ledge Creek Forest Conservation Trail, between following the Yellow Trail, or taking the Blue Trail back to the parking area.
May 22, 2017 near Butner, NC
Forest surrounds this long abandoned farm pond that once provided water for livestock or for crops grown on nearby fields.
May 22, 2017 near Butner, NC
A trail marker pointing the way for the Blue or Green Trail.
May 22, 2017 near Butner, NC

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