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Sowell Trail

Easy/Intermediate
 4.3 (3)

A trail through pines and mature hardwoods with a loop around a beautiful pond.


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Map Key

0.8

Miles

1.2

KM

100%

Runnable

346' 106 m

High

296' 90 m

Low

55' 17 m

Up

20' 6 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

4%

Max Grade (2°)

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Features Birding · Fall Colors · Lake · River/Creek · Wildlife

The trail is open from dawn to dusk, 365 days a year.

Description

Park at the Great Barn at Historic Stagville and take a run through the pines to a small 1.5 acre pond hidden in the trees. The trail loops up and around the pond through a mature hardwood forest before following an old farm road from the former Stagville Plantation. See the connection between the past and present by running the Sowell Trail and touring Historic Stagville!

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Shared By:

Matthew Rutledge

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  4.3 from 3 votes

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#314

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#9,060

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Sowell Trail
Oct 3, 2020 near Butner, NC
The pond along the Sowell Trail in January 2015
Jan 5, 2016 near Butner, NC
Pond along the loop on Sowell Trail.
Nov 28, 2020 near Butner, NC
View of the pond from Sowell Trail.
Dec 30, 2015 near Butner, NC
Pond at Horton Grove.
Dec 30, 2015 near Butner, NC

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