Old Beech Nature Trail

EASY 29 reviews

Old Beech Nature Trail is a 0.7 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Morrisville, North Carolina that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and nature trips and is best used from February until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 0.7 miles Elevation Gain: 6 feet Route Type: Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

hiking

nature trips

walking

running

forest

lake

wildlife

Short flat interpretative loop trail that has 24 stations that coincide to a guide map that explains different features of the forest, the trail, the park and the area. Starts from a gravel parking lot along a white sand path and travels counter-clockwise over boardwalks and short bridges for 0.6 miles.

Sun Aug 13 2017

Great for a beginner or children. Careful on slippery boards. Had a great time. Very quick walk. Nice trail.

Tue Jul 04 2017

Very easy, flat, and very short (0.5 mile) walk. This looks to be stroller friendly. Lots of tree coverage. There are several sections that are boardwalks or very well maintained gravel path. Saw a black snake sunning on the path and lots of bugs (only when slowed down for the snake). Super easy little trail that would be fine for little kids. If you are a real hiker, not any satisfaction from it. I hike a good bit, but this was fine for what I needed at the time.

Fri Aug 12 2016

Great for the littles!

Fri Jul 29 2016

This is a short, easy and nice trail with a lot of tree cover. Access is from the first parking lot. I combine this with the Crabtree Lake trail for a good workout.

walking
Sat Jun 18 2016

It was short and easy.

walking
Mon Jun 03 2013

Short flat 0.6 mile interpretative trail, more of a walk than a hike. There are 24 stations that coincide to a guide that tells you about the trail, the forest and surrounding park. We used this as a warm-down after our trek around the lake.

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Fri Jan 12 2018

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Sun Sep 17 2017

Sun Nov 06 2016

walking
Wed Aug 17 2016

hiking
Sun Apr 10 2016

bird watching
Sun Mar 06 2016

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Sat Nov 28 2015

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Sun Sep 08 2013

Wed Jul 18 2012

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