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Best Hiking Trails in Raleigh

Handpicked Top 3 Hiking Trails in Raleigh, North Carolina. They face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve the best!

WILLIAM B. UMSTEAD STATE PARK

8801 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27617

Since 1937

Nature Trails, Events and Programs, Camping, Boating and Paddling, Centennial, Parks, Rock Climbing, Swimming, Biking Trails, Fishing, Outdoor Activities & Picnicking

Trailheads on both sides of the park accessible from Interstate 40 and US 70 surround three manmade lakes ● The largest is Big Lake, offering canoe and rowboat rentals ● Fishing is welcome at all the lakes and connecting tributaries ● For organizations and nonprofit groups, primitive group campsites are available as well as two group camps with cabins, mess halls, and washhouses

william.umstead@ncparks.gov

ncparks.gov/william-b-ums...

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Mon - Sun 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

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LAKE JOHNSON PARK TRAIL

4601 Avent Ferry Road, Raleigh, NC 27606

Since 1952

Picnic Shelters, Concessions, Facility Rentals, Greenway, Special Events and Recreational Opportunities, Boat Launch, Dogs on Leash, Wheelchair Friendly, Kid Friendly, Birding, Canoeing, Fishing, Mountain, Biking Trails, Nature Trips, Running, Walking, Forest Lake & Wildlife

Lake Johnson has 3 miles of paved greenway trails and 2 miles of unpaved trails ● Has more than 300 acres of land surrounding the lake of 150+ acres ● The lake/park offers boating (jonboats, paddleboats, canoes, kayaks, sailboats, and personal launches ● The lake is great for fishing of largemouth bass, shell cracker, crappie, bream, catfish and carp ● Eastside is 2.8 miles of paved trail ● Westside is 1.5 miles of unpaved trail

info@lakejohnson.org

raleighnc.gov/parks/conte...

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Mon - Sun 7:00 am - 8:00 pm

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SHELLEY LAKE PARK TRAIL

1400 West Millbrook Road, Raleigh, NC 27612

Since 1979

Kid Friendly, Birding, Nature Trips, Road, Biking, Running, Walking, Forest, Lake, River, Wild Flowers & Wildlife

Free admission ● 2 miles of paved, scenic greenway trails around the lake ● This 53-acre lake and park provides two miles of paved, scenic greenway trails with exercise workout stations ● Visitors may enjoy fishing, biking and picnicking ● This 145-acre park provides two miles of paved, scenic greenway trails

raleighnc.gov/parks/conte...

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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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