DISTANCE
9.7 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
734 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

backpacking

birding

camping

hiking

paddle sports

trail running

walking

forest

lake

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

bridge out

hiking
17 hours ago

Very busy trail on the south side of Umstead. It's pretty rustic so most of the time you're looking down to avoid stumbling over roots or rocks. I'm amazed how people run this trail with ease. In general, I favor the northern side of Umstead as they provide more solitude and are less rustic.