Cape Fear River Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Fayetteville, North Carolina. It is 3.6 miles long and begins at 102 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 7.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 859 feet.
Cape Fear River Trail Professional Reviews and Guides
"What makes the Cape Fear River Trail particularly interesting is that despite its urban greenway feel, it takes in a remarkable amount of nature. Some seven hundred species of plants can be found along the trail, including hearty bottomland species and trees more commonly found in the mountains, and throughout the year you may see 150 species of birds. Bluebird boxes scattered along the trail have successfully attracted this colorful bird of blue and orange hue; yellowbellied sliders and river cooters are common sights basking on logs in the river; and the handrails on the numerous bridges and boardwalks along the trail make great sunning spots for the eastern fence lizard."
--Joe Miller, 100 Classic Hikes in North Carolina (The Mountaineers Books).
Nice, thanks for the review Andrew!
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