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Piedmont Trail is a 5.3 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Greensboro, North Carolina that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and trail running and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
5.3 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
219 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

hiking

trail running

walking

forest

lake

views

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muddy
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4 months ago

finally got to run this trail yesterday. moderate amount of traffic. trail was very well marked.

4 months ago

Nice hike with the pup to get away from the house for a bit.

hiking
9 months ago

This was a great trail with lots of shade. There were a few nice spots where the view of the lake was awesome. The kudzu at the end of the trail was a nice surprise. The trail is pretty flat, but the woods are pretty. We also got to see a mama deer and her fawn.

hiking
Saturday, November 25, 2017

I love this trail, though I have never done the whole thing. I usually park on Lake Brandt and hike a couple miles in before turning around. As others have stated, it's easy, but it does have a couple of hills here and there.

hiking
Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Easy but very nice trail. There are beautiful views of the lake and spots where you can sit beside it and relax. Someone said something about a hammock which is a wonderful idea!

hiking
Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Nice..very easy to do. Although..i have noticed since coming here..people don't pay much attention to leash laws for their dogs..anyway very cool trail..people who let their dogs run free..not so much.

hiking
Monday, July 17, 2017

A great afternoon/weekend trail for getting a few miles in and enjoying the weather. Very shady in the summertime. Lovely views of the lake throughout most of the trail. Not technically very challenging, but a few minor elevation changes. Will probably bring my camping hammock and some lunch next time! About 2hrs at leisurely pace

hiking
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Great trail for children or beginners!

hiking
Sunday, February 19, 2017

On a Thursday morning, I hiked this one-way from Lake Brandt Road to the Greenway, and then went South on the Greenway. This is an easy trail for an experienced hiker. Saw eight people on the length of the trail, two runners, six hikers.

hiking
Thursday, December 29, 2016

Love adding this trail to the Big Loop and Greenway when I'm wanting some extra miles. Super flat and really pretty views of the lake. A neighborhood lines about half of the trail.

hiking
Monday, November 07, 2016

Nice easy trail. Wear boots if you're prone to twisted ankles, lots of roots. Beautiful lake views.

hiking
Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Hiked this trail halfway this past Sunday with friends. This is a beautiful trail bordering Lake Brandt on the northern shoreline. Wildlife was active with numerous birds, squirrels and some deer. It's fairly flat, with a couple hills in the middle. Pretty easy overall.

walking
Saturday, July 30, 2016

Such a great trail and lots of places with beautiful lakes views to stop and rest! My dog also loved it!

hiking
Friday, June 10, 2016

one of my favorite watershed trails. best in the summer when the ivy is crazt and in the winter if it snows. dragons flies galour when its warm outside. lake views and deer and beauty!

hiking
Sunday, April 24, 2016

I can't wait to come back with water appropriate clothes and swim the dogs! Great outing :)

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Nice

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recorded Piedmont Trail

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recorded Piedmont Trail

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