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Historic Occoneechee Speedway Trail

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Trail

0.8 mile 1.4 kilometer point to point
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Elevation

Ascent: 6' 2 m
Descent: -15' -5 m
High: 508' 155 m
Low: 493' 150 m

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Max Grade: 3% (2°)

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Trail shared by Russell Hobart

This defunct NASCAR track now make a nice loop through the woods.

Russell Hobart

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Jan., Feb., Nov., Dec. 8 am – 5 pm
March and October 8 am – 6 pm
Apr., May., Aug., Sep. 7 am – 7 pm
June and July 7 am – 8 pm

Description

This old track was around back when NASCAR kept to it's of moonshine running routes of trying to stay one step ahead of the law. It's been 50 years (1968) since the last race was held there and a forest has grown up around the track. There are plenty of relics to check out along the way.

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A derelict race car sits below the old stands
Mar 27, 2019 near Hillsbo…, NC

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