Can a park be all things to all people? Hagan-Stone, just southeast of Greensboro, gives it a heck of a shot. And you’ll get to see so much of what this park has to offer – from playgrounds and camping to fishing and general natural beauty on this hike that piggybacks on one of the most popular high school and college cross-country courses in the region.
Distance: 4 miles. Level: Easy (mostly flat, mostly friendly tread). Estimated time: 1.5 hours
This hike is part of Hike NC!, a new hiking program launched in collaboration with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina along with N.C. State Parks, Great Outdoor Provision Co., GetGoingNC and others. To register for this hike and be eligible for weekly and grand-prize drawings, sign up at gohikenc.com.