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We'll hike Company Mill Trail + Inspiration Loop. This will be about 6 miles, (or a tiny bit more.) The trail is a foot path, with plenty of roots and rocks, and some hills. Pace will be about 3 mph.
Forecast looks nice!
The trail is on the I-40, Harrison Ave. entrance to Umstead Park.
This hike is posted with another meetup group, so there will probably be others attending who are not part of this meetup group.
Total Miles 3.2 miles
All paved trails
At park entrance Go 2/10th of a mile to parking entrance to your right.
Meeting covered area where park map is at entrance to parking lot.
To the left is an orange 0.00 mile marker trail loop
To the right is a Kids in the Park information display
Grey hair male dressed in orange
Please if you are a first time going 2 miles there are park benches
We may do the Field and Garden Loop 1 mile
Farm Loop 2.2 miles Circling the perimeter of the property, the park’s longest trail allows you to experience a variety of spectacular views. Pass through the streamside woodlands, along the southern edge of the pecan grove, across the high meadows and through the heavy tree canopy of the mixed forest while sneaking views of the pond. This trail shows you the magnificent natural beauty of E. Carroll Joyner Park.
Field&Garden Loop 1 mile This gentle one-mile loop takes you to the highest spot in the park where on a clear day you can see the tall spire of Binkley Chapel rising above the treetops in the distance. As you enter the shade of the pecan grove, let the stone wall be your guide as it leads you along the meadow’s edge to the high spot in the west meadow. Watch for butterflies and rabbits crossing your path between the meadow and the forest
Helping Hands Mission Love Baskets; Packing love baskets and toys for the needy from 1 pm to 4:00 pm in Raleigh. 2: 30 Pm is give way time. Children are welcome. Bring extra boxes small enough to fit food for a family of four to have a meal, plastic grocery bags and Packing tape/Teenage presents are in short supply sometimes/Dress for to be outdoors. Directions: 440 Beltline to Rock Quarry Road exit north, 4/10 mile turn at two left lanes to stay on Rock Quarry Road. Helping Hands Mission is the white building on the right 1-mile from the 440 beltline. 623 Rock Quarry Rd., Raleigh. Call[masked] for additional directions.
Helping Hands Mission email [masked]
Helping Hands Mission website helpinghandmission.org
Hike 3.6 to 4 miles along Neuse River
Look for Grey Haired man next to Silver Camry[masked]:10 am hike will start
Must RSVP due to limited parking spaces
From US 1 Either North or South Go East on NC 98 toward Durham at Your first intersection light Northpark Street and Carolina Ale House is on your left. Retail drive is on your right. In .7 miles turn left on Old Falls of Neuse. Go 2.7 miles across the bridge and take immediate left 12030 Falls of Neuse Road. Go 1/10th of a mile to parking lot
Coming from Durham NC 98, take a right on Old Falls of Neuse. Go 2.7 miles across the bridge and take immediate left 12030 Falls of Neuse Road. Go 1/10th of a mile to parking lot
If coming from North Raleigh Remember 12030 Falls of Neuse is just before the Bridge, if you see a bicycle rental the bike guy or the dam, you have missed your turn.
We are not meeting at the bathrooms, but we will go there first