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Hillsborough Riverwalk

Intermediate

Trail

2.5 mile 4.1 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 51' 16 m
Descent: -60' -18 m
High: 516' 157 m
Low: 495' 151 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 1% (0°)
Max Grade: 5% (3°)

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Trail shared by Kevin Rumsey

A relaxing and well-used trail that keeps one on their toes.

Kevin Rumsey

Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Views · Wildlife

Dawn to dusk. Some parts are closed to cyclists.

Description

This trail keeps you on your toes, as you navigate paved, gravel, and singletrack sections. Keep an eye several paces ahead of you for kids on bikes, and families with small children, and nature lovers. It is best to hike it during the week, and early morning hours on weekends to avoid some of the crowds.

Flora & Fauna

Plenty of trees, cover, and small bushes along the Eno River.

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Apr 9, 2018
JT Smith
Dec 3, 2017
Maddy Hatter
Aug 21, 2017
Jean-Claude Linossi
Walked only part of the trail. Easy walk nice views of the river and nice wildflowers in the summer. 1.5mi — 0h 45m

Trail Ratings

  3.0 from 2 votes

#2

in Hillsborough

#20710

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#2

in Hillsborough

#847

in North Carolina

#20,710

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Overlooking the Eno River
Sep 16, 2017 near Hillsbo…, NC
Gold Park, entry to Mountain to Sea Trail,and Riverwalk of Hillsborough.
Sep 16, 2017 near Hillsbo…, NC
Ayr Mount section of the Mountain to Sea Trail.
Sep 16, 2017 near Hillsbo…, NC
Bridge over the Eno River.
Sep 16, 2017 near Hillsbo…, NC
Eno River Bridge on Hillsborough, NC's MST/Riverwalk. Photo by Keith Blalock.
Apr 7, 2016 near Hillsbo…, NC

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