Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area, Hillsborough

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 206 acres (0.83 km2) and includes Occoneechee Mountain, the highest point (867 ft) in Orange County and a settlement of the Occaneechi tribe.
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Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area Reviews

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  • We met up with some other friends to hike the loop trail at Occoneechee the morning of January 1, 2020. We had age ranges from 9 to 70. It was my first time hiking this trail. This area is a...  more »
  • We decided to take this hike while in the area. We took the long trail, covering most of the ground between all the trails in the park. Some of the trails had some challenging parts with steep...  more »
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  • 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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