Shallow Ford Natural Area


Hiking, Hammocking

Location & Distance from Elon:

1955 Gerringer Mill Road, Elon NC

How to get there:

Driving ~10min

Type of hike/what to expect:

All hikes in Shallowford are Easy/Moderate. The trails range from 0.75 miles to 3.3 miles, with fairly clear markings. Maps can be found at the entrance parking lot, as well as a fun guide for kids.

What Elon students are saying:

Places to visit on your way to/from:

Due to its proximity to campus, there is not much on the way. The park is right by Western High School.

More info:

Trail Map from


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