Loblolly Trail is a 9.9 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Raleigh, North Carolina that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from September until May. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
dogs on leash
Directions from Raleigh, NC: Reedy Creek Section: About 0.5 miles north of I-40 at Exit 287 (Harrison Ave). After passing the park entrance, take an immediate left into the parking area. Park maps can be obtained at a kiosk located in the back-right corner as you enter the parking lot. After passing the park entrance, take an immediate left into the parking area. Trail begins on the back east side of the parking area (on the right side).
Nice trail but traffic was bit too heavy for me.
Nice long out-and-back. Like all Umstead trails, it is beautiful, but very well traveled.