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Address: 1309 New Hill Olive Chapel Rd, Apex, NC 27502-7866
Phone Number: +1 919-387-2117
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Lovely paved & smooth bike path

Up north used to bumpy bike paths with roots. This is newer, smoother and flatter. In & out of woods. Nice tunnel/ bridge overpasses. Falls of the Neuse also a favorite.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Brandy P
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East Longmeadow, Massachusetts
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East Longmeadow, Massachusetts
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148 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Up north used to bumpy bike paths with roots. This is newer, smoother and flatter. In & out of woods. Nice tunnel/ bridge overpasses. Falls of the Neuse also a favorite.

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Thank Brandy P
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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62 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are a lot of people using the trail on Sunday afternoons so you may find Saturdays more enjoyable if your goal is to feel more at one with nature. But even on busy days the paths are wide enough for pedestrians, runners, and bicyclists. This is a nice alternative to the highway for bike riding since you don't have... More 

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Thank Oko341
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I often go here for my long runs when training for a half marathon. Plenty of parking and the trails are always in good shape and it is a safe environment!

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Thank Marianne C
Apex, United States
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93 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

Very nicely laid out I just wish others would follow the rules of the road and practice a little common courtesy. Like picking up after their pets, staying to the right and announcing when they are passing. All these things are clearly posted throughout the trail. Trail changes at certain mile markers from crushed rock to sand, due to wash... More 

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Thank Kevin T
Apex, NC
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68 reviews
24 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

The American Tobacoo Trail is an old rail bed running from Apex to Durham. The southern part is nice. Easy to walk or ride as it is flat.

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Thank oldag84
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

I didn't get 2 minutes past my car without being mosquito bit at least 5 times. I didn't bring my bug spray, and I didn't want to risk Zika (LOL, I think) so I had to turn around and leave. The trailhead looked so inviting too. I basically wrote this to warn others to bring bug spray. I wasn't able... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful nature and surroundings. It was extremely hot the day we walked. We began in Apex. In late June there were many flying bugs flying into our faces which may be due to the amount of rain and heat. Many bike riders and horses can go on this trail as well. It's beautiful but would chose a different day to... More 

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Thank Qtme
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23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

We walk the trail almost monthly. Its well maintained and beautiful. The trees provide a nice shade so it's always cooler, even in the summer. There is plenty of wildlife to see and it's never too crowded.

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Thank Ben L
nc
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016

There is nothing like a walk on this beautiful natural stone path through the woods on a fall day. My favorite time of the year!! You can walk, right a bike or your horse. A wonderful serene place. There are benches to rest and mile markers to know how far you have gone. The dogs absolutely loved walking here.

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1 Thank NCpatti
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016

Ok so me and my family went here to bike ride. When we got there There were two different sides to choose. We chose the right side. It was amazing. It felt like fall in summer. It had very good views and it had a country side feeling. The next time my family went we choose the left side. It... More 

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