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Duke Gardens Loop

Easy/Intermediate
 5.0 (1) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

Lovely hike in maintained gardens.


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1.6

Miles

2.6

KM

Loop

408' 124 m

High

335' 102 m

Low

130' 40 m

Up

129' 39 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

9%

Max Grade (5°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Fall Colors · Lake · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Overview

This route through the gardens makes for a perfect afternoon stroll.

Need to Know

Parking in Duke's lot is $2/hour, with some exceptions. Dogs are only permitted certain hours of the day. Check their website for more information.

Description

Duke Gardens provide a choose your own adventure experience, with paths winding through gardens of all types. Some areas of trail are paved, stoned, and flattened. Many side routes track small hills and adventuresome areas.

Signs throughout the garden paths will direct you to upcoming sections. Truly, the direction you take is yours for the making. There are many great sitting benches and picnic spots throughout.

Flora & Fauna

Cultured flower, herb, and vegetable gardens alongside planned bushes and trees.

Shared By:

Cristin Dolan

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Charlotte Brody Discovery Garden
Dec 27, 2021 near Durham, NC
Bridges near pond area
Dec 27, 2021 near Durham, NC

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