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Address: 1309 New Hill-Olive Chapel Rd., Apex, NC 27502
Phone Number: 919-387-2117
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Was perfect for a quicky (did I just say that?)

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
Dan A
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Liberty, Missouri, United States
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Liberty, Missouri, United States
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72 reviews 72 reviews
14 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

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
2 reviews
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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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 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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117 reviews 117 reviews
26 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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142 reviews 142 reviews
31 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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140 reviews 140 reviews
55 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 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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Copenhagen, Denmark
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22 reviews 22 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

great for an offroad run. Please be prepared for the humidity, so bring water or/and electrolyte drinks.

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Apex, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014 via mobile

The trail is open from Apex to Durham. We spent the day on a 50+ mile round trip bike ride. A perfect way to spend the day with my wife!

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