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Bridle Trail – East Loop

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Bridle Trail – East Loop

East Loop Bridle Trail at Raven Rock State Park

Take a ride on the East Loop Bridle Trail with your horse! This trail cuts through some of the oldest areas of the park on the northside of the Cape Fear River. Take this trail by itself or combine it with the West Loop Bridle Trail to make an 8-mile circuit. With numerous creek crossings and plenty of canopy coverage, this trail is sure to please horse riders and hikers alike!

Riders, please be mindful and considerate when encountering other trail users.

Trail Location: 
Avents Creek access; right side of the parking lot facing River Road. Please pay attention to posted gate hours and weather conditions.
Trail Length: 
4.00 miles
Trail Type: 
loop
Trail Difficulty: 
easy
Trail Use: 
Hiking
Equestrian
Trail Surface: 
natural surface
water crossings
boulders
Trail Blaze: 
white circles
Bridle trails:

OPEN TODAY

Bike trails:

CLOSED TODAY


3009 Raven Rock Road
Lillington, NC 27546

910-893-4888
raven.rock@ncparks.gov

 

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GPS: 35.4597, -78.9127

 

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