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American Tobacco Trail

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 4.1 (11)

A mostly Unpaved, hard-packed Rail Trail.


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Map Key

23.0

Miles

37.1

KM

Doubletrack

380' 116 m

High

237' 72 m

Low

589' 180 m

Up

507' 155 m

Down

1%

Avg Grade (1°)

6%

Max Grade (3°)

Dogs Leashed

E-Bikes Unknown

Features -none-

Family Friendly This is a nice, quiet and safe trail, south of Durham

Open dawn to dusk.

Description

This is one of the best Rail Trails in North Carolina with numerous connecting trails along the way. The American Tobacco Trail starts south of Durham and ends at the Downtown Durham Greenway. Along the way it skirts Beaver Creek, Reedy Creek, White Oak Creek, and Panther Creek. The trail crosses through a number of parks like Rafferty Park, Old Chatham Golf Club, Herndon Park, Elmira Avenue Park, and Solite Park. It also goes through the Shoppes at Southpoint area and has great crossing over I-40 there. The north end stop at The Durham Bulls Athletic Park.

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Shared By:

Adam Oldham

Trail Ratings

  4.1 from 11 votes

#6101

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  4.1 from 11 votes
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#197

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#6,101

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American Tobacco Trail
Jun 12, 2018 near Green L…, NC

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Sep 29, 2019
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Jun 8, 2019
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