Basin Creek and Homestead Loop Trails

MODERATE 23 reviews

Basin Creek and Homestead Loop Trails is a 2.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Elon, North Carolina that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and birding and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

2.1 miles 200 feet Loop

dogs on leash

birding

hiking

trail running

walking

forest

river

wild flowers

The trail leads to the highest point in the 200 acre Shallow Ford Natural Area ad 679 feet.

hiking
4 months ago

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4 months ago

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5 months ago

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6 months ago

hiking
7 months ago

Nice quick single track hike with a few loops available to extend your hike.

7 months ago

For Alamance County, this is a gem.

9 months ago

i enjoy the trails here and love tje varing scenery. wildflowers are close to the start and mushrooms are everywhere. deer can also be seen.

walking
10 months ago

hiking
10 months ago

camping
10 months ago

It was fun good 4 girls scouts to camp

11 months ago

Very fun!!

hiking
1 year ago

It was cool, but not cold. There was almost no wind so it was perfect winter hiking.

1 year ago

Beautiful February day. I did not see the ruins because we did not take the Homestead trail.

trail running
1 year ago

1 year ago

Nice and we'll kept!

hiking
1 year ago

hiking
1 year ago

Nice place to get wet with dog and splash kids, down near camping area, all trails very beautiful and shady on this 100 degree day!

hiking
1 year ago

Great trail, beautiful and very easy with only some hills