Pott's Branch Trail

EASY 21 reviews

Pott's Branch Trail is a 1.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Raleigh, North Carolina that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
1.3 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
118 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

camping

fishing

hiking

trail running

walking

forest

lake

river

wildlife

Pott's Branch Trail is a 1.3 mile easy loop trail located in the northeastern side of Umstead State Park near Raleigh, North Carolina accessed off Hwy US-70 that parallels a scenic stream/creek. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. It can be accessed via one of the two parking areas at the end of Umstead Parkway and can be used to connect to the Oak Rock or Sycamore Trails. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

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3 months ago

Quiet. Unless a plane is taking off or landing. Quite tranquil. Lots of roots, so a better short hike than a quick run.

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3 months ago

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3 months ago

mountain biking
5 months ago

Nice quick warm up trail. Too many hikers on here though! I like the loop adjacent to the lake with the old grilling installations from the forties!

5 months ago

5 months ago

Nice walk by the creek, but to much noise from construction and loud humans.

5 months ago

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6 months ago

Perfect hike to let the kids explore off trail.

6 months ago

Very easy trail with beautiful views

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11 months ago

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Saturday, January 16, 2016

Great trail for younger kids and families that are not looking long extended work out. Goes along the creek and it is an easy jump over to the lake.

Friday, November 27, 2015

A favorite to blend with sycamore or oak rock. The parts along the creek are really beautiful