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Lower Haw River State Natural Area

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A hidden gem.

The Lower Haw River tumbles over rapids and spreads out into several different channels as it makes... read more

Reviewed January 27, 2018
Will C
Raleigh, North Carolina
Peaceful and enjoyable

Spent a couple hours here, hiking the trails and walking the bridge. Excellent area to enjoy nature... read more

Reviewed December 23, 2017
Kennesaw, Georgia
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502 Bynum Rd # 592, Pittsboro, NC 27312-9348
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Reviewed January 27, 2018

The Lower Haw River tumbles over rapids and spreads out into several different channels as it makes it's way to Jordan Lake. Hiking is great in the fall, winter and early spring. I like to park at the bridge on Hwy 64, the Pittsboro side...More

Date of experience: September 2017
6  Thank Will C
Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

Spent a couple hours here, hiking the trails and walking the bridge. Excellent area to enjoy nature and appreciate serene settings. Sometimes the best things in life are free. This is one of them.

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank HerrP
Reviewed December 22, 2017

Lower Haw River State Natural Area protects a section of the Haw River from US-15/501 in Bynum south to Jordan Lake. It's managed as a satellite of Jordan Lake State Recreation Area. As a natural area, it is less developed than a park and as...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank jmpncsu
Reviewed September 20, 2017

When I clicked on the web page, it is not the specific website. It is not even on the list. The web link should be changed or updated!

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed June 12, 2017

Smaller hike, we went to the cabin locations first and hiked the trail around the lake and then directed to the new section off Church St, that was a nice quiet area, about a 45-60 minute hike, pretty.

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank susan l
Reviewed September 12, 2016

i love this little spot for a hike near home. Not much more than a mile out and then back again, but it is delightful along the Haw with some interesting old artifacts along there.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Gina D
Reviewed June 23, 2016

The lower Haw River trail is a pretty hike and you can stop along the way to enjoy the flowing river. Take a rest by the river bank and enjoy the quiet.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank dpoin21
Reviewed May 9, 2016

The Haw River area offers both excitement and relaxation blended together. The river is clean and stimulating, while adjacent paths offer a different peaceful adventure. So many photo opportunities or just absorb the moments.

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Judi n
Reviewed January 31, 2016

Almost afraid to review: The best part is how secret it is... not heavily travelled. One of the prettiest spots on earth.

Date of experience: December 2015
2  Thank Ana F
Reviewed November 16, 2014

The parking area is next to the bridge on 15-501 (between Chapel Hill and Pittsboro). The Haw River is a popular spot for canoeists and hikers. The nature area covers around 1000 acres including both sides of the river so there are plenty of trails...More

Date of experience: September 2014
3  Thank cheryl h
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