Walking Raleigh / Durham  by Rebecca C. Mann

Walking Raleigh / Durham Guide Book

by Rebecca C. Mann (Falcon Guides)
Walking Raleigh / Durham  by Rebecca C. Mann
Steeped in history, Southern charm, cosmopolitan amenities, and award-winning greenways, this corner of North Carolina is ideally suited to explore on foot. This comprehensive guide will lead you to 17 walking tours of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, from historic neighborhoods and college campuses to public gardens and lakeside parks. There are urban walks and nature rambles for every interest and fitness level, from 30-minute strolls to half-day excursions.

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Trails from the "Walking Raleigh / Durham" Guide Book
Displaying trails 17 of 17.

Displaying trails 1 to 17 of 17.

The focal point of this park is environmental education. When you add the natural beauty of Blue Jay Point County Park with its hardwood and pine forests, gently rolling hills, and large grassy fields ...
Raleigh, NC - Walking - Trail Length: 0.75
Durham Athletic Park was the home of the Durham Bulls baseball team for fifty years and is home for the Durham Braves baseball team and the Durham Dragons softball team. The park has had a colorful pa ...
Durham, NC - Walking - Trail Length: 2
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If you enjoy city traffic, college campuses, museums, eclectic shops, and restaurants, this walk is for you. Busy sidewalks take you past two unique shopping areas: Brightleaf Square and historic 9th ...
Durham, NC - Walking - Trail Length: 2.8
Your walk will take you around the capitol grounds called Union Square. Here you will relive moments in North Carolina’s history and see statues of some of the state’s notable leaders. In addition, ...
Raleigh, NC - Walking - Trail Length: 1.5
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Raleigh is a beautiful old Southern city possessing a friendly, relaxed style people from the South, as well as others, have come to value. Simultaneously, the city is comfortable with its growing rep ...
Raleigh, NC - Walking - Trail Length: 1.3
The Duke Cross-Country Trail and Fit Loop is a popular recreational facility, and once you walk on this beautiful trail you will understand why. You will enjoy this trail almost any season of the year ...
Durham, NC - Walking - Trail Length: 3.7
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Two memorable sights await you on this walk, one of which is Duke Chapel. Its soaring spires and English Gothic architecture will make you think you are in Old-World Europe rather than modern-day Nort ...
Durham, NC - Walking - Trail Length: 1.5
Durham, a city set in the center of a state in the hot South, is surprisingly cool looking, even when temperatures climb. Abundant trees in downtown—particularly on Main Street—and small urban parks, ...
Durham, NC - Walking - Trail Length: 0.8
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This walk wanders through old Raleigh neighborhoods, Raleigh’s most popular park with its unique carousel, several gardens, and one of Raleigh’s preeminent shopping areas. Special attractions: Pullen ...
Raleigh, NC - Walking - Trail Length: 6.25
You can spend an hour or a day in either of the museums on this walk. The museum of history offers a wealth of information about the history of North Carolina and its people. The museum of natural sci ...
Raleigh, NC - Walking - Trail Length: 1.3
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“Plan and plant for a better world” was Dr. JC Raulston’s motto, one that he lived by. The arboretum’s eight acres contain approximately 6,000 different plant varieties from fifty-five countries. More ...
Raleigh, NC - Walking - Trail Length: 0.5
This walk lets you sample the Lake Johnson Greenway, a popular greenway and park, which is part of the Walnut Creek Greenway. As a matter of fact, if you walk on a weekend, expect crowds; the picnic a ...
Raleigh, NC - Walking - Trail Length: 3.5
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History as well as grand homes await you on this walk through Oakwood and Mordecai Historic Park. In addition, you can take a short 1/4-mile side trip through Oakwood Cemetery, rich in Civil War histo ...
Raleigh, NC - Walking - Trail Length: 1.5
The park has no singular focal point. Instead, it looks just like its name: beautifully landscaped grounds with green lawns and natural settings. Buildings are nestled in pine groves, often fronted by ...
Durham, NC - Walking - Trail Length: 6.5
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The walk around Shelley Lake is a popular trail in the greenway system. You will see boaters, hikers, bikers, and picnickers, as well as people fishing, sunning, and strolling. So pack a picnic, grab ...
Raleigh, NC - Walking - Trail Length: 2.25
Come walk America’s oldest state university campus. As you walk down Franklin Street and along the campus streets, you may learn why many alumni, friends of the university, citizens of the small town, ...
Chapel Hill, NC - Walking - Trail Length: 4
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The largest university in the state, North Carolina State University was founded in 1887. If large urban universities intrigue you, yet you find it difficult to get a grasp on their campuses, this wal ...
Raleigh, NC - Walking - Trail Length: 2
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