Hiking: Greensboro

Looking for a hike in the Greensboro area? Here are five options. Click "here" for more information.

Hanging Rock State Park: Hanging Rock/Indian Creek trails
A rocky summit and wild waterfalls in the same Piedmont hike
Length: 10 miles with shorter options (out-and-back; 18 miles total in park)
Difficulty: Moderate
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Lake Brandt/Palmetto Trail
Big lake hiking with the amenities of a city park
Length: various networks totaling 42 miles of trail
Difficulty: easy to moderate, depending upon length (length)
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Mayo River State Park: Mayo Mountain Ridge Trail
A mellow hike in a new state park
Length: 2 miles
Difficulty: easy
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Piedmont Environmental Center: Bill Favre Lakeshore Trail, et al
An especially nice lake hike in the fall
Length: 4 miles (11 miles total at the preserve)
Difficulty: moderate
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Uwharrie National Forest: Birkhead Wilderness Trail
A gentle walk on the (somewhat) wild side
Length: 7.4 miles
Difficulty: moderate
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