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Uwharrie National Forest

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Fantastic day hike

Me and my 6 year old hiked here during November. Still some fall colors left. The hike in itself isn't too tiring and very family friendly. We occasionally saw a couple squirrels... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2016
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Los Gatos, California
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Los Gatos, California
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Reviewed November 10, 2016

Me and my 6 year old hiked here during November. Still some fall colors left. The hike in itself isn't too tiring and very family friendly. We occasionally saw a couple squirrels. Very tranquil place.

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Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Went for a visit with my daughter and her husband so we could go out in the jeeps. There are plenty of trails for all levels of modifications. No emergency egress routes so remember what goes down must come up. We had to turn around a couple of times. It looks like some nice hiking and camping, so the next... More 

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Walnut Cove, North Carolina
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Reviewed July 28, 2016

This area has some of the best off road trails that I have ridden on. Some are pretty rough and rocky but if you take it easy they are a lot of fun. One disadvantage is that the horseback riders use these same trails so you will meet them

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Boca Raton, Florida
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Reviewed June 22, 2016

I went out of my way to go here, and I saw a lot of lumber and lumber companies. Downed trees, no wildlife, and trail signs weren't maintained or noticeable. What I don't get is why people in that area would allow lumber people to cut trees in a NATIONAL FOREST. I did not feel as though I was driving... More 

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Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

A nice national park with loads of hiking and biking trails! If you want a peacefully get away I recommend park. Be sure to look online at the different trails or stop by the ranger station. There is also many different camping areas.

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1 Thank Sam B
North Carolina, United States
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Reviewed May 9, 2016

We hiked 4 total miles on the Uwharrie and Dutchman's Creek Trails. The Dutchman's Creek Trail was pretty, with rhododendron in full bloom (on Mother's Day). The trails were easy for our family of 4 (two kids ages 14 and 11). We drove over an hour to get to Uwharrie and had trouble finding the main trail head. We ended... More 

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Indian Land, South Carolina
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Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

We took a afternoon drive to the Uwharrie national forest! It is about 1 1/2 hours from Indian Land SC. The forest had all kinds of off road trails that lead you to nice camping,fishing, and picnic areas that have plenty of parking and seating areas to have a cookout. It seems to surround Badin Lake! Nice place to enjoy... More 

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Reviewed April 25, 2016

I almost hate to write this. This is my office, hiding place, and favorite fishing hole. When I want to get away, but local, it's here. I live an hour north. The Spring and Summer sees me in the woods 2x a month. Mostly, it's clean and quiet unless you are on the 4 wheel trails. There are places where... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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Reviewed April 20, 2016

I was pleasantly surprised by how great the Uwharrie National Forest is! I heavily researched this forest online before deciding to make the 3 hour trip from Wilmington, NC and decided to take a chance on it. Well, I'm glad we did! This forest is in the middle of little towns and is huge. There is a trading post/gas station... More 

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1 Thank Morgan G
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Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

The trail was well marked and it was a fairly easy hike. I'm not exactly in shape so it was good for me. And I was ready to go back. We passed a handful of hikers along the way. It states no pets off leash but there were a few running along with their humans, so glad I left the... More 

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