American Tobacco Trail

American Tobacco Trail

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New Hill Access: 1305 White Oak Church Rd, Apex 27253

Wimberly Access: 1029 Pittard Sears Rd, Durham, 27713



This 22.6-mile regional Rails-to-Trails project runs throughout the Research Triangle Area, including 4.6 miles of trails located in northeast Chatham County. The American Tobacco Trail is the site of the annual Tobacco Road Marathon and Half-Marathon, a Boston Marathon qualifying race.

Chatham County Parks & Recreation and Triangle Rails-to-Trails Conservancy

Free to the public. Contact us to coordinator your visit or sporting event.

New Hill Access: Trail head parking area with trailer access, benches, picnic tables, restrooms

Wimberly Access: Trail head parking area with trailer access, seasonal drinking fountain, benches

Along the Trail: Benches, restrooms, picnic tables

Paved portions of the trail are wheelchair accessible.

Yes: The AAT is pet-friendly. Pets must be kept on an attended leash no longer than 6 feet.

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