Best Hikes Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill

Best Hikes Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill

The Greatest Views, Wildlife, and Forest Trails

Johnny Molloy


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This updated guidebook covers 40 family-friendly hikes within 100 miles or about 1 hour from the Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill areas. Colorful and full of easy and moderate hikes, it’s perfect for families and novice hikers. Detailed hike descriptions, at-a-glance specs, and GPS coordinates for every trailhead make this a go-to guide for the area.


Johnny Molloy:
Johnny Molloy is an outdoor writer who has camped more than one hundred nights in the wild each year since the early 1980s. The result is over 50 books, including hiking guides to Virginia, West Virginia, and Tennessee, as well as tent camping guides to Colorado, Wisconsin, Tennessee, the Carolinas, Georgia, and the Smokies.