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William B. Umstead State Park

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Recommended Routes in William B. Umstead State Park - 3

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Favorite Straight for Company Mill Trail to the left for Inspiration Trail.
Intermediate

Company Mill Trail

5.1 mi 8.2 km 382' Up 116.51 m Up 565' Down 172.22 m Down

Cary, NC
Favorite Reedy Creek Lake Dam and spillway as seen from the S. Turkey Creek MUT.
Intermediate

Turkey Creek/Cedar Ridge Loop

5.2 mi 8.4 km 290' Up 88.42 m Up 289' Down 87.97 m Down

Cary, NC
Favorite Looking Down the Trail - Sal's Branch Trail - William B. Umstead Park
Intermediate

Umstead Loop

12.9 mi 20.7 km 678' Up 206.61 m Up 678' Down 206.66 m Down

Cary, NC

William B. Umstead State Park Running

  • 66 Miles 106 Kilometers of Trail
  • 3 Recommended Routes
  • 7 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 12 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 0 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in William B. Umstead State Park - 16

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4.9 mi 8.0 km #1Sycamore Trail
Intermediate
Cary, NC
Intermediate
Cary, NC 21 
3.3 mi 5.3 km #2286-Outer Loop
Intermediate/Difficult
Cary, NC
Intermediate/Difficult
Cary, NC
4.8 mi 7.8 km #3286-Inner Loop
Intermediate/Difficult
Cary, NC
Intermediate/Difficult
Cary, NC
2.6 mi 4.2 km #4Sal's Branch Trail
Intermediate
Cary, NC
Intermediate
Cary, NC 21 
3.3 mi 5.4 km #5Loblolly Trail
Intermediate
Cary, NC
Intermediate
Cary, NC 10 
0.4 mi 0.6 km #6Umstead-Lake Crabtree Entrance Trail
Intermediate
Cary, NC
Intermediate
Cary, NC
7.4 mi 11.9 km #7Black Creek Greenway
Intermediate
Cary, NC
Intermediate
Cary, NC
5.2 mi 8.3 km #8Reedy Creek Multiuse Trail
Intermediate
Cary, NC
Intermediate
Cary, NC
1.3 mi 2.0 km #9Pott's Branch Trail
Easy
Cary, NC
Easy
Cary, NC
0.7 mi 1.1 km #10Reedy Creek Lake Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Cary, NC
Easy/Intermediate
Cary, NC

Photos of William B. Umstead State Park - 55

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Straight for Company Mill Trail to the left for Inspiration Trail.
Aug 28, 2020 near Cary, NC
Some of the quartz that is present on the Company Mill Trail.
Oct 11, 2015 near Cary, NC
Reedy Creek Lake Dam and spillway as seen from the S. Turkey Creek MUT.
Jan 20, 2020 near Cary, NC
Looking Down the Trail - Sal's Branch Trail - William B. Umstead Park
Aug 28, 2017 near Cary, NC
View on the Sycamore Trail Loop Umstead
Apr 14, 2015 near Cary, NC
View of Sal's Branch.
Aug 23, 2019 near Cary, NC
View of the Big Lake.
Aug 23, 2019 near Cary, NC
Intersection of the trail with Reedy Creek Lake
Apr 15, 2019 near Cary, NC