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Best trails in Burlington

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Looking for a great trail near Burlington, North Carolina? AllTrails has 12 great running trails, hiking trails, kid friendly trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Eno River State Park or Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Duke Forest Korstian Division or Johnston Mill Nature Preserve. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 9 easy trails in Burlington ranging from 1.2 to 2.3 miles and from 534 to 692 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Burlington
Top trails (12)
#1 - Spoon Branch Trail
Cedarock Park
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 49 m
Cedarock Park is a 500-acre park located in southern Alamance County that enjoys more than 150,000 visitors annually. This expansive nature park was established in 1975 on the historic farm of John anShow more
#2 - Cedarock Park Equestrian Trail
Cedarock Park
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 1 h 55 m
Cedarock Park Equestrian Trail is a 4.3 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Burlington, North Carolina that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activityShow more
#3 - Haw River Trail
Burlington, North Carolina
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 1 h 44 m
Haw River Trail is a 4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Burlington, North Carolina that features a river. The trail is rated as moderate and is primarily used for hiking, walkinShow more
#4 - Rock Creek Loop
Cedarock Park
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 51 m
Rock Creek Loop is a 1.9 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Burlington, North Carolina that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking anShow more
#5 - Haw River Trail and Island Trail
Great Bend Park
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 30 m
Haw River Trail and Island Trail is a 1.2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Burlington, North Carolina that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is priShow more
#6 - Davidson Park Trail
Davidson Park
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 30 m
This loop is a mix of paved and gravel-fines trail that follows the perimeter of the park. It's great for walking and jogging. The trail is stroller-friendly and dog-friendly (just keep your dog on a Show more
#7 - Big Oak Trail and Woodhaven Trail
Town And Country Park
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 50 m
Town and Country Park is a hidden gem in Burlington. Tucked away in a neighborhood along the Haw River, these single-track trails offer an escape to nature. Please note there are no facilities at thisShow more
#8 - Haw River Trail: Glencoe to Carolina Mill
Burlington, North Carolina
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 44 m
This section of the trail follows the banks of the Haw River and is an easy escape into nature. The trail starts at Glencoe Paddle Access and heads south, downriver, to the vacant Carolina Mill buildiShow more
#9 - Fairchild Trail
Fairchild Park
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 28 m
The Fairchild Trail is a mix of paved and gravel-fines path around Fairchild Park. It is stroller-friendly and dog-friendly (please keep dogs on leash and clean up after your pet!). The trail follows Show more
#10 - Burlington City Park Trail
Burlington City Park
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 43 m
Burlington City Park Trail is a 1.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Burlington, North Carolina and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, running, anShow more
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