The Shallow Ford Natural Area TRACK Trail follows the Basin Creek Trail (marked with orange blazes). In addition to diverse wildlife and unique rock formations, this easy 0.75 mile loop features artifacts from the historic town of Shallow Ford dating back to the 1800s.
The 190-acre Shallow Ford Natural Area contains approximately 5 miles of hiking trails and is part of the Haw River Trial/Mountains to Sea Trail. The park also features access to the Haw River Trail paddle trail, backcountry camping and picnic areas.
Adventures for Shallow Ford Natural Area
Birds of the PiedmontDifficulty:
Nature's Hide & SeekDifficulty:
Shallow Ford - The Need for TreesDifficulty:
Rivers Through the AgesDifficulty:
The TRACK Trail program is sponsored by the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation.
The Shallow Ford Natural Area TRACK Trail was made possible through a partnership formed between the Kids in Parks program, the North Carolina Recreation and Parks Association, and Alamance County Recreation and Parks.