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Fayetteville, NC

Population: 202,521
Ian Curcio

Cape Fear River Trail

Fear not, this trail is suited to a wide range of hikers, beginners included. The Cape Fear River Trail is open to walkers, joggers and bicyclists, and features stunning views of the Cape Fear River.

The Hype: 700+ species of plants and trees, perfect for a leisurely stroll along the river

Distance: 4.2 miles

Difficulty: 2/5

Terrain: Flat to hilly

Wild Encounters: Frogs, lizards, turtles and more than 150 species of birds

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