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Bridle Trail – West Loop

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Bridle Trail – West Loop

West Loop Bridle Trail at Raven Rock State Park

The West Loop Bridle Trail is the perfect adventure for those who wish to explore the northside of the park. Take this trail by itself or combine it with the East Loop Bridle Trail to make an 8-mile circuit. Be sure to hitch up your horse and take a break at the Avents Creek crossing located on the trail. This is a great spot to enjoy Jumping Fish Falls and see friendly snakes sunning themselves on the boulders.

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

Trail Location: 
Avents Creek access; left 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: 
red 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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