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Moores Creek National Battlefield

Moores Creek National Battlefield is the site of the first Patriot victory in the American Revolution and it offers an excellent opportunity for you to enjoy a leisurely walk with your pup. The site is open daily from 9am-5pm but is closed on all Federal holidays.

moores-creek-2There are two easily walkable trails to explore – The History Trail and the Tar Heel Trail. Each trail offers a little bit of education and history throughout the path. There is also a large picnic area with a covered shelter, tables, and charcoal grills.

Going at a natural pace, you can walk both trails in less than an hour. Aside from special events, the park is rarely crowded and it’s located about 20 minutes outside of Wilmington, NC.