Best Easy Day Hikes: Greensboro and Winston-Salem Guide Book

by Johnny Molloy (Falcon Guides)
Best Easy Day Hikes Greensboro and Winston-Salem  by Johnny Molloy

trail descriptions and maps
ISBN: 0762754621

Best Easy Day Hikes Hawaii Greensboro and Winston-Salem includes concise descriptions and detailed maps for 20 easy-to-follow hikes in the Greater Greensboro, Winston-Salem and High Point area of North Carolina. Discover a region of diverse scenery and natural splendors -- from singletrack mountain paths and trails along bountiful lakes and streams to flat and paved greenways.

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Trails from the "Best Easy Day Hikes: Greensboro and Winston-Salem" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 20.
... Preview: This hike traverses along the shoreline of Badin Lake and through rugged hills of the Uwharrie National Forest in Montgomery County. You will have trouble keeping your eyes off the scenic lake views w ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Greensboro and Winston-Salem"
Badin, NC - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.5
... Preview: This hike travels the banks and wetlands of Brush Creek on its way to Lake Higgins, one of Greensboro’s municipal watershed lakes. As you near Lake Higgins, the hike loops up a densely wooded valley f ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Greensboro and Winston-Salem"
Summerfield, NC - Hiking,Mountain Biking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 3.3
... Preview: This trek back in time begins at the Bethabara Moravian village site, where you can gain some insight into how early area residents made their way in what was then a howling wilderness. A museum adds ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Greensboro and Winston-Salem"
Winston-Salem, NC - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.3
... Preview: The Birkhead Mountains Wilderness was established in 1984. Set at the northern end of North Carolina’s oldest mountains—the Uwharries—the area is characterized by long wooded ridges divided by small, ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Greensboro and Winston-Salem"
Asheboro, NC - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.9
... Preview: This hike along the banks of the Yadkin River makes a loop in thick woods, first visiting a state-record cottonwood tree before coming to the prize—Boone’s Cave. Boone’s Cave Park is a one-hundred-acr ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Greensboro and Winston-Salem"
Spencer, NC - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.8
... Preview: A perfect leg stretcher or daily training hike, this trek makes a woodland loop through the western part of Bur-Mil Park, a former recreation area for Burlington Mills employees. The hike traces a str ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Greensboro and Winston-Salem"
Summerfield, NC - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: This hike combines the popular Lake Brandt Greenway with the seldom-traveled Little Loop Trail, which explores rolling woodland in the southeast corner of Bur-Mil Park. Since you start at Bur-Mil Park ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Greensboro and Winston-Salem"
Summerfield, NC - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.2
... Preview: This loop hike explores Greensboro’s preserved Revolutionary War battlefield—Guilford Courthouse National Military Park. After learning about this important engagement at the visitor center, you can t ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Greensboro and Winston-Salem"
Greensboro, NC - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.1
... Preview: This double loop hike takes place at Guilford Mackintosh Park, located on Lake Mackintosh, developed as a water source for Burlington. The elevation changes are sure to give exercise value to your sho ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Greensboro and Winston-Salem"
Bellemont, NC - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 2.8
... Preview: The Chatfield Trail loops around the entirety of Hagan- Stone Park. It begins as a lakeside singletrack path then travels along a babbling stream before making higher ground. It descends to cross one ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Greensboro and Winston-Salem"
Pleasant Garden, NC - Cross-Country Skiing,Hiking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 3.4
... Preview: This busy out-and-back hike leads to a Triad landmark and lends its name to the state park it overlooks. From the park visitor center the hike climbs through woods to a rocky ridgeline, where pines an ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Greensboro and Winston-Salem"
Danbury, NC - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.4
... Preview: This hike leads to two of Hanging Rock State Park’s four waterfalls. The ratio of rewards versus effort favors those who make this easy trek. You will first reach Hidden Falls, a cascade nestled in rh ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Greensboro and Winston-Salem"
Danbury, NC - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.2
... Preview: This hike travels the intimate Horne Creek valley before meeting an old road that leads down to the Yadkin River. Here, cruise along the big and scenic waterway as it flows past noisy Bean Shoals and ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Greensboro and Winston-Salem"
Pinnacle, NC - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 4.1
... Preview: The Laurel Bluff Trail is widely regarded as one of Greensboro’s most scenic watershed trails. It certainly offers varied habitats. The hiker-only path travels along Reedy Fork, exploring lush botto ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Greensboro and Winston-Salem"
Summerfield, NC - Hiking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 3.6
... Preview: This path makes a loop to reach an observation tower with 360-degree vistas atop one of Hanging Rock State Park’s many geological features—Moore’s Knob. After gently climbing along Cascade Creek, the ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Greensboro and Winston-Salem"
Danbury, NC - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.5
... Preview: This loop hike travels through part of the extensive trail system of one of Guilford County’s newest parks. The trek will lead you past overlooks of Reedy Fork and also along its tributary—Buffalo Cre ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Greensboro and Winston-Salem"
Altamahaw, NC - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 2.3
... Preview: This hike combines the Bicentennial Greenway with the Deep River Trail, which travels along the shores of High Point Lake. The loop is located within the boundaries of the Piedmont Environmental Cente ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Greensboro and Winston-Salem"
Jamestown, NC - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: Much of this hike travels alongside High Point Lake, including the peninsula where the Raccoon Run Trail loops. The Lakeshore Trail intersects the other seven paths here, together forming a network th ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Greensboro and Winston-Salem"
Jamestown, NC - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.7
... Preview: This hike starts at the top of Pilot Mountain then leads past rock outcrops with fantastic views before dropping to the base of a cliff line where geological wonders await. You will see rock houses, ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Greensboro and Winston-Salem"
Pinnacle, NC - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.6
... Preview: One of the Triad’s earlier greenways, this hike makes an extended loop around Salem Lake. Leave the busy day-use area near the dam and then cruise the shoreline, winding into embayments and out to pen ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Greensboro and Winston-Salem"
Winston-Salem, NC - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.9
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