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Hinshaw Greenway

Easy/Intermediate

Trail

1.6 mile 2.5 kilometer point to point
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 95' 29 m
Descent: -23' -7 m
High: 423' 129 m
Low: 351' 107 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 1% (1°)
Max Grade: 11% (6°)

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This greenway trail connects Maria Dorrel and McDonald Wood Park.

Kevin Rumsey

Features River/Creek · Views · Wildlife

Open from dawn to dusk.

Description

Once hikers leaves Maria Dorrell Park, this paved path heads north and takes the pedestrian bridge over Hwy 1. After crossing the bridge, you enter the Swift Creek Watershed. Once the trail leaves McDonald Woods Park, there are several wooden footbridges that cross a swift creek that can be slippery when wet.

Flora & Fauna

Jewel weeds, bayberry, pines and oak trees.

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Aug 31, 2018
Jean-Claude Linossi
easy walk on a paved trail. 1mi — 0h 30m

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#3

in Cary

#18646

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#3

in Cary

#722

in North Carolina

#18,646

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Yellow cassia
Aug 31, 2018 near Cary, NC
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Aug 31, 2018 near Cary, NC

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