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Explore Your ‘hood: Seven Mile Creek Natural Area

(Every Monday for the duration, we’ll explore an aspect of Exploring Your Neighborhood. Today, a gem we stumbled upon in our own backyard.)

I’d heard tell of some trails I wasn’t aware of  in western Orange County a couple years back while researching a story about the Mountains-to-Sea Trail’s path from Saxapahaw to Hillsborough. Because of landowner objections along the planned route, the route was pretty much just that, planned.  “That is,” came the vague caveat, “except for a couple miles of trail somewhere along Seven Mile Creek.” read more