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American Tobacco Trail

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 3.7 (3)

A mostly Unpaved, hard-packed Rail Trail.


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Map Key

23.0

Miles

37.1

KM

100%

Runnable

380' 116 m

High

237' 72 m

Low

589' 180 m

Up

507' 155 m

Down

1%

Avg Grade (1°)

6%

Max Grade (3°)

Dogs Leashed

Open dawn to dusk.

Description

This is one of the best Rail Trails in North Carolina with numerous connecting trails along the way. The American Tobacco Trail starts south of Durham and ends at the Downtown Durham Greenway. Along the way it skirts Beaver Creek, Reedy Creek, White Oak Creek, and Panther Creek. The trail crosses through a number of parks like Rafferty Park, Old Chatham Golf Club, Herndon Park, Elmira Avenue Park, and Solite Park. It also goes through the Shoppes at Southpoint area and has great crossing over I-40 there. The north end stop at The Durham Bulls Athletic Park.

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Shared By:

Adam Oldham

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  3.7 from 3 votes

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  3.7 from 3 votes
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Trailhead at Fayetteville Road.
Oct 23, 2017 near Chapel…, NC
Connection to a ATT Bridge near Fayetteville Street.
Feb 13, 2019 near Durham, NC
A new connector trail?
Oct 18, 2017 near Chapel…, NC
Trail connector.
Oct 23, 2017 near Chapel…, NC
Connector trail?
Oct 18, 2017 near Chapel…, NC

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