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Saxapahaw Island Trail

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This trail wanders the island in the middle of the Haw River.


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Map Key

1.4

Miles

2.2

KM

Loop

436' 133 m

High

419' 128 m

Low

30' 9 m

Up

35' 11 m

Down

1%

Avg Grade (1°)

4%

Max Grade (3°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Wildflowers

Description

If you park in town, this trail is accessed off of Church Road Bridge. The east side of the bridge has a sidewalk. The trail is a combination of a few trails put in by the county and braided trails that wandering fisherman have created. The trail is generally quite sandy and the ecology is different then what you mostly find in the Piedmont. I suspect his trail can get buggy in hot weather.

Flora & Fauna

Black walnuts and other trees with a good mix of aquatic and arboreal birds.

Contacts

Land Manager: Alamance Parks

Shared By:

Russell Hobart

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Rocky outcropping on the Haw River
Nov 8, 2017 near Saxapahaw, NC
Sandy fishing spot
Nov 8, 2017 near Saxapahaw, NC

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