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Sherman Branch Trail

Charlotte, NC

Sherman Branch Trail is a 9 mile loop trail located near Charlotte, North Carolina. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking, mountain biking, trail running & walking. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

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Northmeck Park

Huntersville, NC

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Northmeck Park
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Trail was good had a lot of twist and turns and variations of hills only bad thing about it is there are alot bikers

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Cattail
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6 Completed 3 Reviews

Easy trail next to the water...short loop with pretty scenery. We did the Audubon loop which was a little more challenging but still easy with better views of the water.

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Northmeck Park
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

I've been riding North Meck Mnt Bike Park for 15 years and it is a fun local training ride so close to home and a 2 miles off 77 so centrally located. Great for biking hiking or a fun family ride. Pat Golden Paddy G exit 23

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Northmeck Park
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9 Completed 6 Reviews

I like to run this trail. Good challenge with a good amount of shade. Closer to 3 miles based in my GPS, but everywhere else I have read it is 3.5 miles.

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Northmeck Park
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3 Completed 3 Reviews

I brought my 7 year old son here for his 2nd off road ride It was challenging but managable and something he will grow into.

Signage could be improved.

Cut throughs short cuts could easily be added.

We'll be back alot...

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Latta Plantation Trail
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15 Completed 15 Reviews

I am not a fan of equal parts hiking/horse trails, but I did know in advance. Once you get off the horse trails it is lovely.

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Cattail
by Kristina Zolninger

11 Completed 6 Reviews

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Latta Plantation Trail
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3 Completed 3 Reviews

The trails are great, view is awesome and they have a lot of family friendly activities right near the park. You can go the raptors center or go horse back riding. The trails are also dog friendly but leashes are required!! Still a great day trip for anyone!

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Latta Plantation Trail
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7 Completed 4 Reviews

Latta Plantation has a variety of intersecting trails, giving you a variety of options in both distance and scenery. Our hike took in portions of the Hill, Split Rock and Cove Trails for a total distance of 5.4 miles. The Hill Trail is essentially a gravel service road to give the power company access to power lines. The Split Rock trail takes you into the woods for a cooler and more remote stroll. The cove trail follows a portion of the Mountain Island Lake shoreline.

Recent heavy rains left a few sections of the Cove Trail flooded out, but it was not difficult to find an alternate route around the water. Exposed roots and some fairly rocky conditions demand that you pay attention to your footing and might make a hike difficult for some.

Park at the Latta Plantation Nature Center parking lot, where you can pick up a map, then follow the connector trail to the hill trail, which will take you out to the other, intersecting trails. There is no cost. All in all, this is a nice, quick getaway from the urban atmosphere of nearby Charlotte.

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Northmeck Park
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2 Completed 1 Reviews

I'm going with 4 stars because I'm a beginner and it had enough thrills and challenges without being overwhelming.

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