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Shelley Lake Trail

Easy/Intermediate

Trail

2.1 mile 3.4 kilometer point to point
99% Runnable
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 80' 24 m
Descent: -57' -18 m
High: 281' 86 m
Low: 248' 76 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 1% (1°)
Max Grade: 9% (5°)

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Trail shared by Kevin Rumsey

Part of the City of Raleigh Parks, this greenway path snakes around Shelley Lake.

Kevin Rumsey

Features Birding · Lake · River/Creek · Spring · Views · Wildlife

Runner Notes

Watch out for geese.

Description

The Shelley Lake Trail is part of the Raleigh Greenways system. This paved path winds around a beautiful lake and connects to other trails in the area if you are looking for a longer run.

Flora & Fauna

Geese, small wildlife, and scenic views.

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#3

in Raleigh

#398

in North Carolina

#10,091

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Trail view
Jul 10, 2017 near West Ra…, NC
Bridge over Shelley Lake
Jul 10, 2017 near West Ra…, NC
View of Shelley Lake.
Jul 10, 2017 near West Ra…, NC
Beginning of trail.
Jul 10, 2017 near West Ra…, NC

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