Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area, Hillsborough

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Wildlife Area · Nature / Park
Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area is a North Carolina state park in Orange County, North Carolina in the United States. Located adjacent to the town of Hillsborough, it covers 221 acres (0.89 km2) and includes Occoneechee Mountain, the highest point (867 ft) in Orange County and a settlement of the Occaneechi tribe.

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  • Great first hiking trip for the kids. Views were nice, people were nice and the kids had a blast. We will definitely be going again!  more »
  • Walk wasn't too strenuous. Beautiful view. Can't wait to go back in the fall when the leaves are in full color.  more »
  • Nice park! Trails are well maintained. The lookout makes an interesting stopping point. This is a great park for a hike with your dog. There are some steep trails, a lookout, some history lessons, and 2 ponds. There is traffic noise from Rt 85 that kind of takes away from the natural setting.
  • Great trails! The quarry overlook was awesome and unexpected. There are a variety of trails to choose from, some are easy while others are considered hard but none were too difficult. Absolutely recommend this park to anyone.

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