Tar River is a 4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Rocky Mount, North Carolina that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running, and canoeing and is accessible year-round.

Distance: 4.0 miles Elevation Gain: 131 feet Route Type: Out & Back

kid friendly

hiking

paddle sports

running

river

hiking
10 months ago

Nice shady trail but we ran into a big ol’ black snake just chillin on a tree. Welcome to nature!

walking
Mon Oct 22 2018

Wonderful paved walking/biking path along the Tar River.

Sun Aug 13 2017

Love this trail in the spring time.

scenic driving
Sat Feb 06 2016

It is a canoe route but we did it by car and it looks like Chris did it by bike.

scenic driving
Sat Feb 06 2016

We followed the Tar River as best we could by car. I am thinking of coming back and canoe camping if we by a canoe. It was really nice country.

hiking
1 month ago

hiking
2 months ago

hiking
4 months ago

hiking
4 months ago

hiking
4 months ago

mountain biking
5 months ago

mountain biking
7 months ago

hiking
8 months ago

hiking
8 months ago

hiking
9 months ago

hiking
Sun May 26 2019

running
Mon May 20 2019

hiking
Mon Apr 29 2019

hiking
Wed Apr 10 2019

hiking
Sun Mar 24 2019

hiking
Wed Nov 07 2018

hiking
Sat Jul 28 2018

Tue May 03 2016

walking
Sat Jul 12 2014