Directions to TRTC Work Sites

Scott-King Road Trailhead

The street address is 584 Scott-King Road, Durham, NC 27713 to locate via Mapquest or Google Maps. Our meeting place is about .75 miles east of Fayetteville Road where the American Tobacco Trail (ATT) crosses.

From Chapel Hill and Durham

  • From NC54 go south on NC 751 to the traffic light where Fayetteville Rd. ends.
  • Turn left and after 100 yards turn right on Scott-King Rd. The trailhead is about .75 miles (at the powerline crossing); you can park on both sides of the road or in parking for Herndon Park (on the N. side of Scott-King).

From Raleigh

  • From I-40 West take Exit 276 and proceed south (left) about 2 miles on Fayetteville Rd.
  • Turn left at Scott-King Rd. The trailhead is about .75 miles (at the powerline crossing); you can park on both sides of the road or in parking for Herndon Park (on the N. side of Scott-King).

From Chatham

  • North on NC 751; about .4 mile past the Durham County sign turn right at Fayetteville Rd.
  • Go ~100 yards and turn right on Scott-King Rd. The trailhead is about .75 miles (at the powerline crossing); you can park on both sides of the road or in parking for Herndon Park (on the N. side of Scott-King).

Fayettevile Road Trailhead

The street address is 7682 Fayetteville Road, Durham, NC 27713 to locate via Mapquest or Google Maps. This trailhead parking area is located on the west side of Fayetteville Road just north of the bridge passing over the American Tobacco Trail (ATT).

From Durham
The trailhead is about 1 mile south of NC 54 and about 1/2 mile north of where Fayetteville Road ends at NC 751.

From Chatham
Take NC 751 north; about .4 mile past the Durham County sign turn right at Fayetteville Road; the trailhead is just past Chancellor's Ridge on the left.

From Raleigh
From I-40 West take Exit 276 and proceed south (left) about 1.5 miles on Fayetteville Road. The Trailhead will be on your right just before the bridge.

New Hope Church Road Trailhead

This ATT trail head is located on New Hope Church Rd. between Mt. Pisgah Church Rd. on the west and Yates Store Rd. on the east. Nearby parking on the shoulder has been restricted since early 2011. In late 2011 the Town of Cary upgraded an area used to access utilities to provide parking for up to 24 vehicles just east of the crossing. This is now the largest parking area serving the Chatham section of the ATT. Cary has recently installed a sign identifying the name and address of the facility
From Cary and Central or South Raleigh

  • Find your way to High House Rd. on the west side of Cary.
  • Follow High House to NC 55
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  • Cross NC 55 (name changes to Green Level Rd.)
  • Turn Right at Cloer Nursery onto Green Level Church Rd.
  • Pass New Hope School Rd on the right.
  • Pass Green Level to Durham Rd. on right (gravel).
  • Take next Right onto Yates Store Rd.
  • Take next Left onto New Hope Church Rd.
  • Trail crosses New Hope Church in about 1/3 mile.

From North Raleigh

  • Take I-40 west to Exit 278 (NC 55)
  • Turn south towards Apex (I think NC 55 is actually labeled East).
  • Pass the Greenwood Commons shopping center and light at Sedwick Rd.
  • Continue south to Cary and the light at Green Level / High House Rd.
  • Turn right onto Green Level Rd.
  • Turn Right at Cloer Nursery onto Green Level Church Rd.
  • Pass New Hope School Rd on the right.
  • Pass Green Level to Durham Rd. on right (gravel).
  • Take next Right onto Yates Store Rd.
  • Take next Left onto New Hope Church Rd.
  • Trail crosses New Hope Church in about 1/3 mile.

From Chapel Hill and Durham

  • Take I-40 to either exit 274 (NC 751) or exit 276 (Fayetteville Rd).
  • Turn south (away from Durham).
  • Follow either road to the junction of Fayetteville and NC 751 (traffic light).
  • Continue south on NC 751.
  • Pass O'Kelly Chapel Rd.
  • In about 4 miles turn Left onto New Hope Church Rd. (convenience store)
  • The trail crosses New Hope Church in about 2 3/4 miles.

White Oak Church Road Parking Area Trailhead

The street address is 1305 White Oak Church Road, Apex, NC 27523 to locate via Mapquest or Google Maps.

From Durham and points North

  • Go south on NC 751 to Lewter Shop Road. This is also NC Bike Route 2. This is the second left past New Hope Church Road, where you'll see a Citgo convenience store on the left.
  • About two miles past the Citgo, see Lewter Shop Road. Turn left onto Lewter Shop Road.
  • Go approximately 2 and a half miles to White Oak Church Road on your right.
  • Turn Right onto White Oak Church Road and drive south approximately 3/4 mile to the blue American Tobacco Trail sign on the left.
  • Turn left into the parking facility.

From Raleigh, Cary or points East

  • Follow the directions above to the Wimberly Road Parking Area. Instead of turning right into the Wimberly Road Parking area, go straight on Wimberly Road about a mile until it ends at a T with Green Level Road.
  • Turn Right onto Green Level Road.
  • Go about a half a mile and take the first left onto White Oak Church Road.
  • Go about 7/10 north on White Oak Church Road.
  • Cross the trail and turn right at the blue American Tobacco Trail sign into the parking facility.

From Pittsboro and points West

  • Go east on US 64 to the NC 751 light.
  • Turn left or north on NC 751 towards Durham.
  • Drive north approximately 2.5 miles to Luther Road.
  • Turn right onto Luther Road.
  • Drive approximately 1.8 miles on Luther Road to Green Level Road.
  • Turn right onto Green Level Road.
  • Drive approximately 1.2 miles on Green Level Road to White Oak Church Road on the left.
  • Turn left on White Oak Church Road.
  • Go about 7/10 of a mile north of White Oak Church Road.
  • Cross the trail and turn right at the blue American Tobacco Trail sign into the parking facility.

Pittard-Sears Road Trailhead

Please Note: Parking is restricted on the shoulder of Pittard-Sears Road. Just west of the ATT crossing TRTC opened a graveled parking area with spaces for up to 18 cars on December 15th, 2012. The address is 1032 Pittard-Sears Road. A much smaller area with space for ~5 vehicles is also available just east of the ATT on the south side of Pittard-Sears Road.
See the Google Map for nearby streets.

From Durham and Chapel Hill

  • Take I-40 to either exit 274 (NC 751) or exit 276 (Fayetteville Rd). Turn south (away from Durham).
  • Follow either road to the junction of Fayetteville and NC 751 (traffic light). Continue following NC 751 another .75 miles to O'Kelly Church Rd. The junction is on the crest of a hill with O'Kelly church on the right.
  • Turn Left on O'Kelly Chapel Rd. You'll pass the second entrance to Rosemont on the left and a golf course on the right.
  • Continue east on O'Kelly past the ATT crossing (at ~1.75 miles east of NC 751) for .55 miles and turn right on Pittard-Sears Road. Pittard-Sears crosses the ATT at ~1 mile.

From Cary, Raleigh and points East

  • Pittard-Sears Road is accessed from O'Kelly Chapel Rd.
  • Find your way to intersection of NC 55 and High House Rd. on the west side of Cary
  • Turn Right or North (towards Durham)
  • Follow NC 55 north past NC 540 Overpass
  • At the first left north of the NC 540 Overpass turn left onto O'Kelly Chapel Road
  • Go 1.5 miles to Pittard Sears Road and turn left
  • Trail crosses Pittard-Sears Road at ~1 mile

O'Kelly Chapel Road Trailhead

Please Note: Parking is restricted on the shoulder of O'Kelly Chapel Road.. There is now a small (unofficial) parking area on the south side of O'Kelly which can accomodate ~6 vehicles. Please be careful as the trail head is located on a blind curve and traffic moves fast through the area.

From Durham and Chapel Hill

  • Take I-40 to either exit 274 (NC 751) or exit 276 (Fayetteville Rd). Turn south (away from Durham).
  • Follow either road to the junction of Fayetteville and NC 751 (traffic light). Continue following NC 751 another .75 miles to O'Kelly Church Rd. The junction is on the crest of a hill with O'Kelly church on the right.
  • Turn Left on O'Kelly Chapel Rd. You'll pass the second entrance to Rosemont on the left and a golf course on the right.
  • The trail head is ~1.75 miles east of NC 751. The O'Kelly Chapel Road trail head is just past the meadow on the left. You can go 1 mile north to the Northeast Creek trestle, or 1.2 miles south to the Panther Creek trestle.
  • Continue for another 1/2 mile to Pittard Sears Road on your right if you are going there.

From Cary, Raleigh and points East

  • The Chatham ATT trail head is located on O'Kelly Chapel Rd. between NC 751 on the west and NC 55 on the east.
  • Find your way to intersection of NC 55 and High House Rd. on the west side of Cary.
  • Turn Right or North (towards Durham)
  • Follow NC 55 north past NC 540 Overpass.
  • At the first left north of the NC 540 Overpass turn left onto O'Kelly Chapel Road.
  • Go 1.5 miles to Pittard Sears Road on left. See "End of Work Zone sign" just before you get there. Pass Pittard Sears Road on left. Then pass Chatham Glen Road on left.
  • Trail crosses O'Kelly Chapel Road at ~2.3 miles from NC 55.