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Address: 1309 New Hill-Olive Chapel Rd., Apex, NC 27502
Phone Number: 919-387-2117
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Great place to hike or ride your bike

The American Tobacco Trial is quiet, scenic, and a very easy hike, run or bike ride because it is almost flat. The trail winds though miles of forests and swamps with lots of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
PETER M
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APEX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The American Tobacco Trial is quiet, scenic, and a very easy hike, run or bike ride because it is almost flat. The trail winds though miles of forests and swamps with lots of shade and breezes.

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Apex, North Carolina
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Grab your back pack, bike, water and snacks and head for the American Tobacco Trail. This trail is twenty two miles of outdoor fun. It is great for the bicycle enthusiast, walker or hiker in you. It is also a fun family day out. There are limited bathroom facilities.

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Liberty, Missouri, United States
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Quicky run!; I had about 2hrs before a flight out of Raleigh, so i stopped in Bull City Running Company, grabbed some shoes, and hit this trail since it runs about 25 yards behind the store. It's paved, but there's usually a gravel area off to the side that trail runners will like. A little urban in spots, but it... More 

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Apex, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Love the American tobacco trail. Have been running on there for years. Great place if your starting out cycling and don't want to be on main roads.

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North Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The trail was built on the old railroad bed that the American Tobacco Co. used primarily to move cured tobacco from the rural areas to be processed in Durham. It is an excellent place to walk, run, bike, or ride a horse. At least two of the parking areas can accommodate horse trailers. You can get details on the website.... More 

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Cary, NC
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26 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Experienced cyclists will be bored but great place to bring little kids to get out of the house and ride, or if you don't like mountain biking or serious road riding, good place to ride on smooth trails. Can go as far or as little as you want.

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Apex, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We love the American Tobacco Trail, and visit one of the many segments regularly. It is a wide, flat trail laid over an abandoned railroad bed, stretching from western Wake County to Durham. The trail is open to walkers/hikers, bicyclists and equestrians. There are several access points with parking, and restrooms at some. The southern portions of the trail (in... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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37 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Went for a hike on The Trail with a few dogs and a few friends today. The air was crisp and the trail was not too busy. A few other pups, peeps and bikers were there. The trail is well maintained and is an easy walk with no hills or obstructions. There are several places to park and get on... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My husband and I came here a few years ago for a hike. It was nice and parts of it are paved. Although, this place is not very safe after dark. I wouldn't recommend going alone.

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Apex, North Carolina
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60 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

When trying to decide what to do on the up coming holiday weekend..we decided to go hiking on the American Tobacco Trail since it was 5 miles from my house and the boyfriend was over for the weekend. The tobacco trail is a former rail passages that has been taken over and repurposed as a hiking trail that runs 20... More 

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