Durant Nature Preserve Reviews
My brother introduced this place to me in 2014/2015 and I’ve been going ever since especially when I need to clear my head. Very beautiful! more »
On the outskirts of Raleigh, this is a small hidden gem to get away and take a walk in nature. Middle of the week could have few people so you can really enjoy nature. The water level was low in March... more »
Favorite place to go for a hike. It isn't overly manicured and they provide fun activities such as group nature walks and bug/bird-watching. Highly recommend if you're a fan of nature. Be careful of possible run-ins with snakes and make sure to bring bug-spray!
I recommend entering from the Durant Road side for perhaps another 6 months due to construction. The upper lake is currently drained for damn construction, but there are nice trails through the wood, along a creek, and along the upper lake. The hidden creek trail near the restrooms at the lower lake is my favorite.
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