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Nice Loop Hike

I walked this 5-mile trail 16 years ago and was very pleased to discover it was as nice as ever... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nice evening walk

Plenty of parking and trails are clearly marked with little round cement markers in the ground so... read more

Reviewed April 14, 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Noland trail is good for almost everyone for a long or short trek. Not difficult, and shady in the hotter months.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank CabanaWoman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I walked this 5-mile trail 16 years ago and was very pleased to discover it was as nice as ever. The path and bridges are very well maintained. Great view of forest and waterways. Wildlife: squirrels, ducks, turtles, etc. No steep climbs. Porta potty near...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

Plenty of parking and trails are clearly marked with little round cement markers in the ground so that you know how far you have gone and which way you are going. At the beginning of the walk there is a public drinking water fountain. This...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 13, 2019

If you want a vigorous, motivating, and beautiful trail to walk, run, or bike? The Nolan Trail is the one to choose. It sets on a beautiful green golf course, and surrounded by beautiful trees. It’s a very relaxing place for you and your significant...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank prince1195
Reviewed April 13, 2019

What a treasure this 5 mile walk is - through woods, past inlets and then past the river. It's beautifully maintained and always just enough people to feel safe

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Christina H
Reviewed April 13, 2019

This is a great trail for running, walking, and taking your favorite leashed dog with you. The path is well marked and shaded for those hot summer days.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Timothy G
Reviewed March 23, 2019

The trail is pretty well maintained. It does get busy during the weekends. Don't take pets for a few days after it rains because the trail get pretty muddy and it takes a while for it to dry out. Really wish they would come up...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Claire_2121-21_Beach
Reviewed March 4, 2019

This is a very easy walking trail in a woodland setting. It is well maintained and a great way to spend an afternoon. We find this trail very good for warm fall afternoon walks.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank kimsatty
Reviewed February 19, 2019

My friend I walked this three years ago and said we wanted to return during different seasons but haven't yet. I highly recommend the walk.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 105Pinehurst
Reviewed February 13, 2019

We've been walking this trail for years. You do have to watch out for areas that have washed out and roots sticking up but the views are pretty and it's peaceful.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Seth B
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July 29, 2018|
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Response from foodmeplease0823 | Reviewed this property |
It is very safe overall. Many people are on the trail and you never feel like you are alone at a remote location. It is frequented by runners, walkers, families, dog walkers, and sight seers, But when hiking or running... More
April 11, 2017|
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Response from Eric O | Reviewed this property |
Part of the trail can be accessed with a mobility scooter other parts are more difficult to navigate due to roots and there are steps in some areas