Harris Lake Peninsula Trail

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Harris Lake Peninsula Trail is a 4.2 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near New Hill, North Carolina that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 4.2 miles Elevation Gain: 141 feet Route Type: Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

walking

bird watching

running

forest

lake

views

wild flowers

wildlife

bugs

muddy

Orange blazes with hiker image mark the route of the Peninsula trail. Single blaze indicate main trail route and double blaze indicates loop off of main trail.

hiking
22 days ago

Well maintained trail with great water views. I recommend starting the course to the right since it requires a little more focus to navigate.

Nice flat trail with some pretty lake views and views of the reactor.

hiking
3 months ago

decent little trail. good scenery.

hiking
3 months ago

Nicely kept trail with wonderful views. Easy going with mostly just roots and and a few ditches to cross. Doesn't feel as long as it is!

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hiking
3 months ago

Great little morning hike. Trails are well-maintained and well-marked. Very dry so no current water hazards or boggy spots. I was the only person out there this morning, got on trail about 9 a.m.

hiking
3 months ago

Great fast flat hike with nice views of the lake throughout!

hiking
bugs
private property
4 months ago

One of the prettiest trails in the area. went right before the sunset on a weekday and I haven’t met anyone the whole time.

hiking
bugs
4 months ago

Great shade covered trail with mild elevation inclines and beautiful waterfront views. The trail is well marked but uneven due to roots so watch your step!

hiking
off trail
private property
4 months ago

hiking
7 months ago

hiking
7 months ago

Great trail with overhead cover and scenic lake views.

7 months ago

nice trail

8 months ago

Fun, Flat and Mostly Shaded Trail. Easy Family and Dog walk. Stay on trail. There are bugs, ticks, and snakes off, and maybe on trail. Keep your eyes open, but it's nature.

hiking
9 months ago

Fun trail - pretty flat and not too busy. The only problem is parts of it tend to flood even several days after a rain so make sure you know that going in. There's a few picnic facilities, a disc golf course, and even some audio-tour stops around the trail. Definitely one of the best ones around here.

hiking
9 months ago

Great trail, it has been raining but no part was too muddy or impassible except one bridge that looks permanently down. Would suggest having the app re-mark the trail.

recorded Harris Lake Peninsula Trail

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muddy
10 months ago

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muddy
10 months ago

10 months ago

Yesterday was a perfect temp to hike this wonderful trail...

hiking
muddy
11 months ago

I actually took wrong trail but ended up at correct trail - will definitely be back to actually hike full trail.

hiking
Wed Jan 09 2019

This was a very nice trail. If you go close to this date, you will need waterproof shoes still. The trail was well marked and I didn't have any problems getting through it. I did walk on the trail through private property, but I was guessing they knew the trail was there and it was well marked even with benches to sit on, so I went on through. Pretty day but the wind was howling!

running
Thu Dec 20 2018

Great scenery, single lane is better for hiking than walking and would consider this a harder trail for some levels as there is a lot of steep terrain to cover. Dog had a blast very few people.

Fri Dec 07 2018

This is very close to home and a beautiful loop delivering serenity and beauty. It is very easy with mostly level trails.

Sat Nov 17 2018

Due to intense rain lately it was impossible to the follow the trail past .5 marker - zig zagged around. Also heard a a lot of gun shooting which is a bit stressful when trying to hike.

Sat Nov 10 2018

my favorite quick hike getaway.

running
Thu Nov 08 2018

A fun trail to run with dogs.

Mon Jul 09 2018

The trail is usually clear with bridges over wash out and wet areas. I usually take my dog with me and they have to be leashed. Lots of beautiful views of the lake. Terrain is slightly hilly but not to the point of being strenuous. Vast majority of the trail is shaded so great for hotter weather and usually the lake has a breeze coming off the water. Bring bug spray if there's no breeze the biting flies and mosquitos can be a little persistent. There are benches spread out throughout the trail to take rest breaks. Bring water for drinking there is none on the trail.

hiking
Thu Jun 14 2018

Trail is nice, good condition. Didn't see many people which meant I ended up getting a lot of spiderwebs on me. There were some annoying flies that wouldn't leave me alone and I found some ticks on my dog, but DEET spray kept them off me. I'd recommend going on a weekend so other people can eat the spiderwebs. Pretty area and cool view of the nuclear cooling tower. Better start running if you hear the sirens go off though, hah.

Sat Apr 14 2018

This park is beautiful and have lots to offer anybody that appreciate’s nature!

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