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West Ellerbee Creek Trail

Easy/Intermediate

Trail

3.1 mile 5.0 kilometer point to point
100% Runnable
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 59' 18 m
Descent: -112' -34 m
High: 357' 109 m
Low: 304' 93 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 1% (1°)
Max Grade: 4% (2°)

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Trail shared by Kevin Rumsey

The western continuation of the Ellerbe Creek Trail.

Kevin Rumsey

Features River/Creek

Need to Know

Great views of Ellerbee Creek.

Runner Notes

This trail can be wet, due to being in a floodplain.

Description

This trail is a new connector with the existing Stadium Drive Trail, connecting Hillandale to Downtown Durham.

This is a beautiful connection trail that passes through the 17 Acre Wood Preserve. It is a picturesque trail that provides great views and opportunities to explore Ellerbe Creek.

It opened in the spring of 2018 to connect Hillandale Golf Course to the Ellerbe Trail System.

Flora & Fauna

Wonderful location for exploration of both flora and fauna.

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#2

in 17 Acre Wood

#21564

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#2

in 17 Acre Wood

#880

in North Carolina

#21,564

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Photos

Bridge over Ellerbee Creek
Dec 28, 2018 near Durham, NC
Brontosaurus
Dec 28, 2018 near Durham, NC
Footbridge under I-85 on West Ellerbee Creek Trail
Dec 28, 2018 near Durham, NC
Beginning of Wood Preserve
Jun 20, 2018 near Durham, NC
Indian Trail Park Trailhead and Kiosk
Jun 20, 2018 near Durham, NC
Ellerbee Creek
Jun 20, 2018 near Durham, NC

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