Looking for a great trail near Raleigh, North Carolina? AllTrails has 69 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking 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 William B. Umstead State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Lake Johnson Nature Park or Durant Nature Preserve. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 45 easy trails in Raleigh ranging from 0.6 to 30.7 miles and from 193 to 469 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!

hiking

walking

forest

running

dogs on leash

kid friendly

wildlife

bird watching

nature trips

views

wild flowers

lake

river

road biking

mountain biking

stroller friendly

wheelchair friendly

fishing

partially paved

paved

paddle sports

camping

historic site

no dogs

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hiking
5 days ago

Good trail but lots of roots to trip you up along the way

hiking
5 days ago

Smooth, full of life. We spotted big snapping turtles and cranes, caterpillars and ducks. Stroller friendly. Great shady spots too

hiking
6 days ago

Great hike lots of green and small water falls in the river super cool. Uphills and downhills but nothing to steep

hiking
bugs
off trail
private property
rocky
6 days ago

hiking
bugs
off trail
8 days ago

hiking
9 days ago

I got mixed up and wound up doing the Walnut Creek route also but with the shade and nice weather I walked 5 miles.

Fun trail, we got turned around a few times but it was a nice, the last leg once you hit teddy creek is all paved so that was a bit of a bummer.

on Sal's Branch Trail

hiking
12 days ago

Great trail, took about an hour to get through it. A little crowded during the weekend but everyone is quite friendly. Lake halfway through the trail is nice.

hiking
12 days ago

Absolutely well-maintained and beautiful trail fantastic

mountain biking
12 days ago

Started on the Neuse River Greenway at Abingdon Lane and went down to Crabtree Greenway over to Capital blvd. the Greenway was closed at Capital so I turned around and came back. 22.1 miles in total and a beautiful ride as always.

hiking
13 days ago

Easy and short walk but the trail is usually very busy.

hiking
15 days ago

Well marked, plenty of water features, plenty of big roots and rock so make sure you have good shoes

hiking
17 days ago

I would definitely recommend this trail to beginners. It’s completely paved, has great signs to help with directions, and had just the right amount “umph” to make you feel like you’ve been hiking. I really enjoyed myself. I will definitely be back because the lake views were awesome!

hiking
blowdown
muddy
no shade
18 days ago

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hiking
rocky
18 days ago

Decent loop as a backpacking shakedown run. Lots of rocks and roots to test your gear.

blowdown
off trail
scramble
19 days ago

Decent hike with some short climbs to get the heart racing.

hiking
19 days ago

beautiful trail. perfect for bringing your body back to shape. mostly shaded, you probably won't need sunglasses. marked well all across.

This trail is ok. We enjoyed the Sycamore Trail part of this route more than the Graylyn. The Sycamore Trail is in the woods, so it’s well shaded and scenic, but is pretty rocky and rooty in some areas. The Graylyn part of this trail is a gravel road, so it’s a little boring.

hiking
off trail
rocky
20 days ago

no shade
private property
rocky
21 days ago

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