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I’ve been here a few times with my sons and we always have a great time. It’s nice to have someplace close to Durham you can go that seems a world away. We aren’t hikers by any stretch but we enjoy getting some exercise on...More
Occoneechee Mountain is a wonderful outdoor experience just five minute's drive from downtown Hillsborough. (Btw, there is a review below for the Hillsborough Riverwalk, which is an entirely *different* thing, although a ten-minute walk from the Gold Park parking lot at the end of the...More
I went on a wonderful hike here with two friends. The length of the trails was just right for a leisurely afternoon hike. Good for all athletic levels. Beautiful views along the river, a gorgeous tree overlook and well maintained paths.
Con: it’s very close...More
Along the Riverwalk are paved walkways. As you walk, there are many descriptions and photos of "Day Gone By."
These include photos of a day on the river with "period clothes" also a photo of the Old Mill. Bicycles and dogs on leases are permissable....More
Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area covers 190 acres between the town of Hillsborough and busy Interstate 85. Although the site maintains a natural setting, the sounds of the highway often impose on the tranquility. Limited activities at the park include fishing – from two small...More
Why did I do that? Still the same urban place with the same urban problems, traffic noise throughout from I85, radio tower on top, power lines visible in almost every view. nothing has changed but I upped it one star because if you are a...More
Not an urban park by any means -- a small state recreation area that has rigorous uphill climbs, scenic wooded trails, fishing in ponds, paths along a river, and a small picnic area. Very pretty, quiet (except when you're on the same side of the...More
We stumbled upon Occoneechee Mountain State Park when looking for local trails, and we were so surprised! The parking lot was busy for a Sunday morning, but once on the trails we only saw a few people/dogs/babies. It seemed like a very family-friendly trail! We...More