Hilton Park is a 6 mile out and back trail located near Hickory, NC. The trail is primarily used for mountain biking and is accessible year-round.
Mainly a bike trail that is paved you can take many of its side trails that follow Creek beds be wary of snakes next to the creeks otherwise you need to jog or run the pave trail to get a good exercise.
more of a walk than hike. but easy and close to home
Easy but enjoyable