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Washington, North Carolina

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Top Hiking Spots in and near Washington

  • Washington, North Carolina

    Palmetto Boardwalk

    1.59 mi / 52 ft gain
    The Palmetto Boardwalk trail in Goose Creek State Park takes you through the woods and a cypress swamp. Start by parking in the lot by the park office and then head out on the boardwalk as an out-and-back trail or connect to the Ivey Gut or Tar Kiln trails if you're looking for a longer loop.  N...
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  • Greenville, North Carolina

    South Tar River Greenway

    7.59 mi / 125 ft gain
    Roughly an hour east of Raleigh, N.C., sits the college town of Greenville. Downtown Greenville is on the Tar River, which flows into the Pamlico Sound. To my knowledge, one of the oldest European records of the Pamlico Sound was in 1524, when Italian Explorer Giovanni de Verrazzano mistook the s...
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  • New Bern, North Carolina

    Flanners Beach and Croatan National Forest Loop

    4.5 mi / 295 ft gain
    Flanners Beach and Croatan National Forest Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near New Bern, North Carolina.
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