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Crabtree Creek Trail

Easy/Intermediate
 4.0 (2)

A paved path that is part of the Capital Area Greenway Trail System.


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Map Key

15.2

Miles

24.4

KM

100%

Runnable

248' 76 m

High

169' 51 m

Low

275' 84 m

Up

242' 74 m

Down

1%

Avg Grade (0°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · River/Creek · Wildlife

Open dawn to dusk.

Description

This section of the Capital Area Greenway Trail system follows along Crabtree Creek. Starting from Anderson Point Park near the Neuse River Trail, the trail winds northwest. This trail winds around the Crabtree Creek. Keep an eye ahead on the trail as there are many turns. Please pay attention closely to the trail, as it is not well-marked at points that cross the streets, especially at Lassiter Mill Road.

Along the way, runners will pass by Kiwanis Park and North Hills Park and pass a junction with the Mine Creek Trail. While the full trail may be a bit long to run end-to-end, there are plenty of places to access the trail to break it up into more manageable sections.

Flora & Fauna

No flora or fauna to speak of. However, there are many pine trees on both sides of the trail.

Contacts

Shared By:

Kevin Rumsey

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Photos

Lassiter Mill
Aug 23, 2017 near West Ra…, NC
Great view of Crabtree Creek
Dec 27, 2017 near Raleigh, NC
Parking for Crabtree Creek Trail
Dec 27, 2017 near Raleigh, NC
Trailhead at Roots Elementary
Nov 10, 2017 near West Ra…, NC
Connecting bridge over creek.
Nov 11, 2017 near West Ra…, NC
Crabtree Creek Greenway at New Bern Ave.
Nov 30, 2017 near Raleigh, NC

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Feb 19, 2019
Adam Huckabee
Recovery and warming up from Marathon. 6mi