Trails to Explore

posted on June 5, 2018 by Amy Scott

Take a Hike 

Greensboro has over 90 miles of Trails and Greenway over Enjoy the great outdoors at one or many adventures exploring gorgeous trails with views of history, water and more. On your adventure be sure to tag us #visitGSO #GSOtrails

Here are a couple of our favorites:

Blue Heron Trail 

Length- 4.20 miles

Take a stroll on this trail that goes close around Lake Townsend and views of powerline crossings. You will be surprise at what you find, great for walks and bike rides too did we mention that you can capture get great photo there too.

What we love about it:

Bike trails, plus you never know what you might find on this trail including art.

Nat Greene Trail 

Length-3.25 Miles

Named after major general of the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War. The 3.25 miles trails begins on Old Battleground Rd and boasts a 200-foot boardwalk. It’s one of the oldest trails in Greensboro. Don’t miss the views of Lake Brandt and it intersects the Atlantic & Yadkin Greenway.  

What we love about it:

You'll feel cool as you explore along side Lake Brandt. 

Bald Eagle Trail and Loop

Length-4.13 Miles

The Bald Eagle Trail is great for biking and hiking. Starting near the entrance to Lake Higgins it also includes,  a 1.18 mile loop that continues the trail.

What we love about it:

Chances to see wildlife such as waterfowls are common on the trail.

Peninsula Trail

Length-1.19 Miles

This hiking only trails is off the of the Laurel Bluff Trail. Following a peninsula has great views including Lake Townsend. The hike is accommodating to all.

What we love about it:

Seeing the colors change on this trail is magical.

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