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Battle Branch Trail

MODERATE 24 reviews
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Battle Branch Trail is a 2.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Chapel Hill, North Carolina that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from January until February. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 2.9 miles Elevation Gain: 170 feet Route Type: Out & Back

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kid friendly

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3 months ago

More than a stroll but less than a full on hike, this little ditty takes you from Park to Forest back to Park again, ending in the UNC campus, were you were a short walk from a brewski. Beware the copperheads and bumblebees, The latter being more common.

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5 months ago

Yes it was muddy after 8-9 days of raining, but it's passable. I knocked one star off because as you get farther down the trail, it stops telling you where to go in the forks. You have to figure it out on your own. I made it to the Battle Park and walked all the trails in there until I reached another park entrance (Botanical Gardens?). It was after hiking down from solitary hill. That was 3.17 miles round trip.

6 months ago

Pleasant trail, bubbling stream, several side trails, some elevation changes.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Fun carrying a toddler in a pack

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