Best trails in Croatan National Forest

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Looking for a great trail in Croatan National Forest, North Carolina? AllTrails has 11 great hiking trails, running trails, walking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 8 easy trails in Croatan National Forest ranging from 1.4 to 18.7 miles and from 3 to 36 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Croatan National Forest
Top trails (11)
#1 - Island Creek Forest Walk Trail
Croatan National Forest
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Length: 3.7 mi • Est. 1 h 32 m
Note: Parts of this trail may still be CLOSED.Show more
#2 - Patsy Pond Nature Trail Loop
Croatan National Forest
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 11 m
Patsy Pond Nature Trail Loop is a 2.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Newport, North Carolina that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is pShow more
#3 - Piranha Pit Loop Trail
Croatan National Forest
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 1 h 41 m
Trail only accessible via MCAS Cherry Point--- military ID required or accompaniedShow more
#4 - Weetock Trail
Croatan National Forest
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Length: 18.7 mi • Est. 7 h 43 m
Weetock Trail is a 18.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Maysville, North Carolina that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activiShow more
#5 - Neusiok Trail Southern Half
Croatan National Forest
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Length: 12.9 mi • Est. 5 h 15 m
Neusiok Trail Southern Half is a 12.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Newport, North Carolina that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The traiShow more
#6 - Piranha Pit Southern Half
Croatan National Forest
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h
Piranha Pit Southern Half is a 2.4 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Cherry Point, North Carolina that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of actiShow more
#7 - Pine Cliff Equestrian Trails
Croatan National Forest
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Length: 8.8 mi • Est. 3 h 36 m
Pine Cliff Equestrian Trails is a 8.8 mile out and back trail located near Cherry Point, North Carolina that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily usShow more
#8 - Cedar Point Tideland Trail [CLOSED]
Croatan National Forest
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 34 m
It has been reported this trail has a temporary closure due to COVID-19. Please see the park's website for up to date information.Show more
#9 - Neusiok Trail Northern Half [CLOSED]
Croatan National Forest
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Length: 22.6 mi • Est. 9 h 19 m
Neusiok Trail Northern Half [CLOSED] is a 22.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Havelock, North Carolina that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a numShow more
#10 - Neusiok Trail [CLOSED]
Croatan National Forest
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Length: 20.6 mi • Est. 8 h 27 m
Note: This trail is closed and is scheduled to reopen on Feb 20, 2020. For more information, please see https://www.neusioktrail.org/Show more
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