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Neuse River Trail is a 3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Seven Springs, North Carolina that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 3.0 mi Elevation gain 337 ft Route type Out & Back

Dogs on leash

Kid friendly

Hiking

Nature trips

Walking

Bird watching

Views

Wild flowers

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Crystal Willett
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HikingGreat!

I completed this on a longer loop trail. My video of the trail: https://youtu.be/MOL3j1smTXE

Mike Young
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Hiking

This trail started out nice, but it looks like it’s been modified at some point and no longer matches the map. I couldn’t find any way to go beyond circling back on the Galax Trail. It looks like there are some old trails that have signs blocking them now. Those probably lead you down the original trail. Overall, it was a decent walk.

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Humpin Or Hikin
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HikingOver grownRocky

I couldn’t find most of this Trail.

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Jessica Taylor
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I like this application

Karen Wallace
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loved it .took the grandkids and they loved it too. great hike

William Byland
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Excellent place to hike and there is a pond for prattle boating

Ana Gonçalves
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Walking

I did it with my hubby during the morning and it was nice... I love walking in the middle of nature

David Cucchiara
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Hiking

A nice walk but not a lot of panoramic views like you get with some of the other river trails in this area. An easy walk overall.

Jeffrey Odom
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Enjoyed it

Christopher Reavis
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Hiking

This area is a great place to hike. Plenty of hills and great scenery that will give you a killer workout with great views. Great place to bring your dog. Stay away from the water unless it is the lake area. The lake area is fairly clean BUT the Neuse River is nothing but a septic tank now. I don't even let my dog get near the water unless its the lake. This place would get five stars if it were not for how nasty the water is. Don't get caught with your dog in the lake. The Park Officials frown on that.

Kalee Hill
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Hiking

It is a wonderful hike! Let me just say the trails are easy but the side trails are "moderate". Needless to say o was able to get in about a 7 mile hike total. It is gorgeous and bugs are minimal. Just get a map because the trails can become somewhat tricky when they all intersect.

Bill Watson
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Hiking

Big fish jumping, cool waters rolling, great canoeing and boating opportunities, the powerful Neuse during high water periods can swallow whole towns. I recently stopped by Cliffs of the Neuse State Park for an excellent taste of the Neuse - an interesting place near Goldsboro. I've biked along the Neuse over 20 miles on the Neuse River Trail in Raleigh, fished and boated near Tryon Palace at the mouth of the Trent River - great place for speckled trout, and fished near the mouth of the Neuse down near Cherry Point's jets, even spotted a Manatee right near the Hwy 17 bridge! Hats off to Chris and the Boy Scouts who canoed a pretty fair stretch of river. The Neuse has a lot to offer!

Elena Tate
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Scenic driving

I think we drove more miles than we would have canoed.

Alan Bourne
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Scenic driving

Not up to hiking or canoeing this far. We followed the river by road as best we could. It made a wonderful road trip, from small towns to scenery.

Christopher Taylor
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Paddle sports
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I recently kayaked 22 miles of the neuse from seven springs to kinston. Great trip. I was with Boy Scouts and we camped overnight about 2/3 of the distance. Awesome trip.

James Whitaker
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Angie Perry
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Julia Guzman
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Scot Lloyd
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Stephen Casey
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Stephen Casey
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Ryan McAvoy
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Kyle Shaw
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Steven Baum
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Justin P
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Michael Turner
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Jude Rodrigue
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June Wilson
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Courtney Brewer
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