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Best trails in Croatan National Forest

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Looking for a great trail in Croatan National Forest, North Carolina? AllTrails has 14 great hiking trails, trail running trails, wildlife 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 11 easy trails in Croatan National Forest ranging from 0.9 to 18.7 miles and from 3 to 39 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Top trails (14)
#1 - Cedar Point Tideland Trail
Croatan National Forest
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(140)
Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 34 m
#2 - Neusiok Trail Northern Half
Croatan National Forest
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(88)
Length: 22.6 mi • Est. 9 h 19 m
#3 - Patsy Pond Nature Trail Loop
Croatan National Forest
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(106)
Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 11 m
#4 - Island Creek Forest Walk Trail
Croatan National Forest
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(130)
Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 8 m
Note: Parts of this trail may still be CLOSED.Show more
#5 - Weetock Trail
Croatan National Forest
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(54)
Length: 18.7 mi • Est. 7 h 43 m
#6 - Neusiok Trail Southern Half
Croatan National Forest
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(26)
Length: 12.9 mi • Est. 5 h 15 m
#7 - Neusiok Trail: Beach Section
Croatan National Forest
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(16)
Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 23 m
#8 - Neusiok Trail
Croatan National Forest
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray StarGray Star(22)
Length: 20.6 mi • Est. 8 h 27 m
#9 - Piranha Pit Southern Half
Croatan National Forest
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(19)
Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h
#10 - Patsy Pond Yellow Trail
Croatan National Forest
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(11)
Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 3 m
This is the single longest trail at Patsy Pond Nature Center. This trail offers a view of the whole area. If you look closely, you can see Venus Flytraps and all kinds of animals. The look across the namesake Patsy Pond is stellar at sunset.Show more
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