Outdoor Programs

What's Happening Now:

  • Get Hiking! Guided, small group hikes open to all ages that take place around Alamance County.
  • Kayak Programs: Meet-Up Paddles, Sunset Paddles, Youth Paddle-Palooza Clinic
  • SOAR Hikes: Guided hikes for ages 55 and up only.

GET HIKING! SERIES


Get hiking on local trails around Burlington and Alamance County! Join a small group, guided hike and come ready for natural surface trails, rolling terrain with a few steep hills and a moderate pace. Wear comfortable walking shoes (closed-toed) or boots. Bring a water bottle, insect repellent, hand sanitizer and trekking poles (optional). Hikes generally last between 1.5-2 hours. All ages welcome, but minors must be accompanied by an adult. 
Free, but pre-registration required! Space is limited.
For additional info on each hike and to register, click the green "Register Now" button.
Please note, registered hikers will get a receipt with additional details regarding the hike.
Register Now Button
Upcoming Hikes:
  • Tuesday, July 20 at 5:45 pm
    Guilford Mackintosh Park & Marina | 2 miles
  • Tuesday, August 3 at 5:45pm
    Cedarock Park | 2.2 miles
  • Tuesday, August 17 at 5:45 pm
    Haw River Trail at Glencoe | 2 miles
  • Tuesday, August 31 at 5:45 pm
    Haw River Trail at Longmeadow | 3 miles
  • September hikes coming soon!
**A note about online registration**
Burlington Recreation and Parks has transitioned to a new cloud-based registration program, CivicRec. When you click the link to register, you will be taken to this new platform. If you are a new user, you will create an account. You will only have to do this once. Under your account you will be able to add members of your family for quick and easy registration for hiking programs and any other program offered through Burlington Recreation & Parks. If you are a returning user, log into your account and register! 

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON ANY OF THESE PROGRAMS, EMAIL OR CALL THE OUTDOOR PROGRAM COORDINATOR AT (336) 222-5135.

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