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Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve

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Address: 2616 Kildaire Farm Rd, Cary, NC 27518-9612
Phone Number: 9193875980

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Great place for walking, running and enjoying nature

We walk, run, take the grand kids there where they have fun. It is really relaxing, a few minutes from home.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Cary, North Carolina
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Cary, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We walk, run, take the grand kids there where they have fun. It is really relaxing, a few minutes from home.

Thank Patsab_13
Cary, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Trails in shade and comfortable to walk. Some trails with lots of stairs and wooden walkways. Very nice for a walk with family , friends and pets. Most trails are short.

Thank elissa1957
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another place I love to take my dog and my dog loves to go! The longest trail is 1.2 miles, but there are several so you can combine them. It's beautiful, and once you've started your walk you feel like you've really gone somewhere. I've never been there when it's crowded. There are usually a few people out there for... More 

Thank Genia B
Durham, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 871 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was looking forward to seeing the bluffs but the trees have grown so much you can barely see the water at the bottom of the bluffs. It's even hard to tell they are bluffs. The best part was the Recycled Art Garden. It gave me some ideas for our back yard. The nature preserve is home to many eastern... More 

Thank cheryl h
Cary, North Carolina
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With so much development going forward in Cary, it is great to have a place like Hemlock Bluffs to visit and appreciate. It is a great place for a peaceful walk on ahot Summer day. The trails are great and well maintained.

Thank lsurunr
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4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice area with beautiful hemlock trees. Educational and materials and kids area up front provide the perfect set up for a nature walk. Although its a short walk you can do many loops. And if you like a short walk its perfect, but a bit hilly on some sides - they're bluffs! Dogs on leashes are ok and the paths... More 

Thank Never_tan
Ellensburg, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The park isn't bad overall, but the bluffs for which they are named, aren't overly visible due to the abundant tree cover. The trees, of course, are very nice, pleasantly green and whatnot, but as the name suggested, I was hoping to see a bit of a bluff. The activities for kids seem good. As far as "wildlife," you will... More 

Thank deCyphar
Clayton, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

If you are a walker this is a really nice place, if you hike not so much. The trails are in excellent shape if only there were more of them. There are several nice overlooks but the view is limited except in the winter months. There is a second loop down the steps along the creek with some interesting facts... More 

Thank Rick B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

This is a peaceful place for a short hike. There is one trail that is about 2 miles and another that is about a mile and includes stairs. There is a small nature center that is great to visit and while I was there the last time just outside of the nature center they were having a program for little... More 

Thank itsshelley
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Fantastic destination for a walk and/or light hike. The trails are wood chip lined and super comfy to walk on, not to mention impeccably maintained. Some trails also have board walks. This is light hiking, some hills, nothing too strenuous. Some trails are even suitable for an all terrain stroller or wheel chair. This park is SUPER dog friendly, offering... More 

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