Best trails in Fayetteville

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Looking for a great trail near Fayetteville, North Carolina? AllTrails has 8 great hiking trails, running trails, forest 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 Raven Rock State Park or Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Cumberland County Park or Smith Lake Recreation Area. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 6 easy trails in Fayetteville ranging from 1 to 11 miles and from 85 to 265 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 Fayetteville
Top trails (8)
#1 - Cape Fear River Trail
Cumberland County Park
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Length: 11 mi • Est. 4 h 45 m
The trail is a 10-foot wide paved path for walkers, joggers, bicyclists, and others utilizing non-motorized transportation. It winds for nearly four miles through a beautiful blend of trees, plants aShow more
#2 - Green, Blue and Black Trail
Smith Lake Recreation Area
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Length: 7.2 mi • Est. 3 h 5 m
Dogs are allowed on hiking trails if on a leash. Some breed restrictions do apply.Show more
#3 - Cape Fear Botanical Garden Trail
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 32 m
$10 a person for entry.Show more
#4 - Mazarick Park Loop
Mazarick Park
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 26 m
Mazarick Park Loop is a 1 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Fayetteville, North Carolina that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, waShow more
#5 - Longleaf Pine, Fox Squirrel, and Turkey Oak Loop Trail
Carvers Creek State Park
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Length: 9.6 mi • Est. 4 h 7 m
Longleaf Pine, Fox Squirrel, and Turkey Oak Loop Trail is a 9.6 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Fayetteville, North Carolina that features a great forest setting and is good for all skShow more
#6 - Longleaf Pine and Fox Squirrel Loop
Carvers Creek State Park
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Length: 5.2 mi • Est. 2 h 15 m
Longleaf Pine and Fox Squirrel Loop is a 5.2 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Fayetteville, North Carolina that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The tShow more
#7 - Rockfish Creek via Canoe
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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Length: 7.8 mi
Put in at the fire department on Calico to avoid being towed at the Hwy 59 access point. It's a tough creek to get in and out of, but worth it. There are many downed trees in the creek, but you can Show more
#8 - Wiregrass Loop Trail
Carvers Creek State Park
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 45 m
Wiregrass Loop Trail is a 1.7 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Fayetteville, North Carolina that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarilyShow more