Best trails in James M. Johnston Nature Preserve

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Explore the most popular trails in James M. Johnston Nature Preserve with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
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#1 - Historic Occoneechee Speedway Trail
James M. Johnston Nature Preserve
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 32 m
Location of NASCAR races from 1949 to 1968. If you're a race fan and enjoy hiking, this is a great place to check out.Show more
#2 - Mountains to Sea Trail: James M Johnston Nature Preserve
James M. Johnston Nature Preserve
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 56 m
This trail starts at a dirt parking lot off of Elizabeth Brady Road in Hillsborough, at the entrance to the historic Occoneechee Speedway. The trail crosses a couple of bridges, climbs through forestShow more
#3 - Spectator Trace, Wolf Tree Trace, and Beach Bluff Trails Loop
James M. Johnston Nature Preserve
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 40 m
Spectator Trace, Wolf Tree Trace, and Beach Bluff Trails Loop is a 1.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Hillsborough, North Carolina that features a river and is good for allShow more