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Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve

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Great Trails for Hiking

I have been to Hemlock many times with my kids when they were young and now with my dog. The... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Cary, North Carolina
Nice park for hiking

Trails with bluffs and river. River is muddy and not all that. Walk however is shaded and trail is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
richard s
Bradenton, Florida
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2616 Kildaire Farm Rd, Cary, NC 27518-9612
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Reviewed yesterday

I have been to Hemlock many times with my kids when they were young and now with my dog. The trails are soft and well maintained. There are activities at the center for kids including classes. Sometimes while walking on the trails you see a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Trails with bluffs and river. River is muddy and not all that. Walk however is shaded and trail is soft mulch so a good walk for exercise.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank richard s
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Great trails for hiking or walking, fun day to enjoy nature. Great place to take family. Lots of places to explore

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank toolman-NC
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Very nice nature trails that give a good workout. Very relaxing and rustic and they offer interesting classes.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank merle_finch
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Hemlock Bluffs is unique in that it has vegetation that only grows in the mountains. It is unforgettable. The parks have made a wonderful trail system throughout. I would highly recommend a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cobel2018
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Great trails, well maintained. Perfect for the family (we have young kids) but don't forget your bug spray!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank awp113
Reviewed 31 August 2018

An ideal place to walk/run in the summer heat because the trail (at least the 1.2 mile Chestnut Oak trail) is entirely in the shade and the path is well mulched. Offers protection from sun exposure and is easy on the joints, though the hills...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ynwa_m3s
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This is our favorite place for a walk in the summer. As you climb down from the bluffs the temperature drops significantly, for a nice break from the summer heat. Lots of steps for great exercise also.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank billcoyle
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Have been here several times. A great place to walk. I'm not close enough to walk, it's a short drive but well worth it. Plenty of trees for shade which makes for a comfortable place to walk. I would suggest bug spray to stay on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank donnahamlin1
Reviewed 27 August 2018

great place. sweet walking trails. protected area of hemlocks in park setting. Beautiful and informative.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank vcgroomwilson
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