Search the page for the category by hitting CTRL F on a desktop.  We have listed hiking/walking, biking, running, kayaking/canoeing, greenways and parks.

Running/Walking

Greenways are the best for these activities, but we also included a link to search neighborhood routes by creating a free account.

Wake County

American Tobacco Trail

Neuse River Trail

 

Map my run

 

Hiking

Hiking Project (type the city and it provides a list of all the hikes)

RTP Hikes

25 Incredible Hikes

 

Biking

Greenways

Wake County

American Tobacco Trail

Neuse River Trail

Lake Crabtree – technical mountain biking

 

Road

RTP – particularly on the weekends there is very light traffic

North East Durham by Falls Lake

 

Kayaking/Canoeing

Triangle Paddle Locations courtesy of  world paddler Gordon

 

Parks

Raleigh

Umstead Park – good for hiking, biking and running.  Best to run on the fire roads, which are smooth packed gravel, instead of the hiking trails that have roots and rocks.

Durham

Cary/Apex

Morrisville/RTP