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Wild Turkey Trail is a 4.5-mile long route that is perfect for both hiking and biking. Bikers especially love this trail, with its many challenging features. There are moguls, pyramids made of of logs, multiple bridges and a rock jump for riders to contend with. The trail also leads to access to the Lake Brandt Marina, making this a popular place for water-lovers as well. Please note that the marina is closed on Tuesdays.
Greensboro's Owl's Roost Trail is a paradise for bikers. Complete with numerous twists and turns, this 4.3-mile trail makes for quite the workout. More difficult than other bike trails in the area, this route is not recommended for beginners. In addition to the original trail, an extra mile of old fire lanes have been made into trails, making this place an even more exciting experience. Hiking is also allowed on this trail, with the lush surroundings making for a beautiful time out.
Named after former Creensboro City Councilmen Vic Higgins when it opened back 1956, the lake itself is a 226-acre municipal reservoir. Fishing is allowed from a boat or pier, as is kayaking and canoeing. Don't worry if you don't have your own boat, kayak or canoe, because you can rent any of these from the park for pretty cheap.
The Bald Eagle Mountain Bike Trail is a 4-mile route that goes along the shores of beautiful Lake Higgins. Located about 8-miles outside of Greensboro, the trail is perfect for biking and is a relatively easy hike. The trail is located in a beautiful area, with tall trees all around and ample wildlife. You might even see a bald eagle when you are out here - just make sure you bring your camera to document it.