Biking & Nature Trails

Wilmington and our island beaches offer diverse backdrops for tours and trails that range from scenic parks, gardens and lakes to serene oceanfront landscapes. Check out one of the area’s many fitness and nature trails, like the Gary Shell Cross-City Trail that provides access to numerous recreational, cultural and educational destinations. Historic Airlie Garden encompasses 67 acres of beautiful Gilded Age gardens and lakes. With 250 acres, Greenfield Lake Park & Gardens is one of the best spots for outdoor activities.  Test your running skills and more on the 3 mile scenic Loop at Wrightsville Beach.  The Carolina Beach State Park features miles of hiking trails on 761 acres of natural land, while the Fort Fisher State Recreation Area winds through the marsh and prompts a leisurely day at the six miles of ocean shore.