Stony Creek Hike

Hillsborough, North Carolina

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This hike explores Stony Creek, the aquatic pulse of Duke Forest’s Edeburn Division. Head up old Eno Road, crossing Stony Creek by bridge. Flat Rock Trail begins the loop where you cross Stony Creek at a large level outcrop. From there, wander up the watershed, crossing Stony Creek and its tributaries. Climb to make a loop atop Oak Hill, where you can see stone remains of an old homesite. Your return trip passes pine plantations and other evidences of a managed forest.
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by Johnny Molloy (Falcon Guides)

This hike explores Stony Creek, the aquatic pulse of Duke Forest’s Edeburn Division. Head up old Eno Road, crossing Stony Creek by bridge. Flat Rock Trail begins the loop where you cross Stony Creek at a large level outcrop.

From there, wander up the watershed, crossing Stony Creek and its tributaries. Climb to make a loop atop Oak Hill, where you can see stone remains of an old homesite. Your return trip passes pine plantations and other evidences of a managed forest.

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Activity Type: Hiking
Nearby City: Hillsborough
Distance: 4.1
Trail Type: Loop/Lollipop
Skill Level: Moderate
Duration: 2.0-2.5 hours
Season: Spring through fall
Accessibility: Dog-friendly
Local Contacts: Office of the Duke Forest, Duke University, P.O. Box 90332, Durham, NC 27708, (919) 613-8013, www.dukeforest.duke.edu
Local Maps: Duke Forest Edeburn Division (formerly Eno Division); USGS Hillsborough
Driving Directions: Directions to Stony Creek Hike

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