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Little River Regional Park and Natural Area

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The Little River Regional Park straddles the Orange/Durham county boundary with around 256 acres in Durham and 135 acres in Orange. The Little River Regional Park and Natural Area is the first cooperative effort of Orange and Durham counties and is managed by Orange County Department of Environment, Agriculture, Parks and Recreation.

Recommended Routes in Little River Regional Park and Natural Area - 2

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Favorite Stairs lead down to a pleasant river view along the South River Loop.
Intermediate

Little River Trail Runs 10-Mile Course

10.0 mi 16.1 km 717' Up 218.51 m Up 717' Down 218.61 m Down

Hillsbo…, NC
Favorite Stairs lead down to a pleasant river view along the South River Loop.
Intermediate

Little River 5+ Loop

5.8 mi 9.4 km 472' Up 143.89 m Up 471' Down 143.58 m Down

Hillsbo…, NC

Little River Regional Park and Natural Area Running

  • 26 Miles 42 Kilometers of Trail
  • 2 Recommended Routes
  • 2 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 7 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 0 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Little River Regional Park and Natural Area - 7

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1.3 mi 2.0 km #1South River Loop
Intermediate
Hillsborough, NC
Intermediate
Hillsborough, NC
4.1 mi 6.6 km #2Advanced MTB Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Hillsborough, NC
Intermediate/Difficult
Hillsborough, NC
1.2 mi 1.9 km #3North River Loop
Intermediate
Butner, NC
Intermediate
Butner, NC
0.8 mi 1.3 km #4Ridge Trail
Intermediate
Hillsborough, NC
Intermediate
Hillsborough, NC
1.1 mi 1.8 km #5Beginner MTB Trail
Easy
Hillsborough, NC
Easy
Hillsborough, NC
0.9 mi 1.5 km #6Intermediate MTB Trail
Intermediate
Hillsborough, NC
Intermediate
Hillsborough, NC
0.8 mi 1.3 km #7Hiking Path
Easy
Hillsborough, NC
Easy
Hillsborough, NC

Photos of Little River Regional Park and Natural Area - 6

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Stairs lead down to a pleasant river view along the South River Loop.
Jul 5, 2017 near Butner, NC
A canopy of trees shades the North Fork Little River.
Jul 5, 2017 near Butner, NC
Calm waters meander on the North Fork Little River.
Jul 5, 2017 near Butner, NC
A beautiful rough green snake slithers along a nearby tree on the North River Loop.
Jul 5, 2017 near Butner, NC
A small creek runs through young forest along the Ridge Trail.
Jul 5, 2017 near Hillsbo…, NC
Rocky Bottom Creek trickles into the wide North Fork Little River.
Jul 5, 2017 near Butner, NC