​Three parking areas provide easy access to the American Tobacco Trail: New Hill-Olive Chapel, Wimberly and White Oak Church. Two parking areas accommodate both personal vehicles and equestrian trailers: New Hill-Olive Chapel and White Oak Church. The Wimberly parking area is smaller and strictly for personal vehicles. Restroom facilities are available at the New Hill-Olive Chapel and White Oak Church lots. All three areas have handicapped parking.


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Directions to the New Hill-Olive Chapel Road parking area:
(1309 New Hill-Olive Chapel Road, Apex, NC 27502)

From Durham and points north, go south on N.C. 751 to the U.S. 64 traffic light. Go straight through the light and continue two miles to the gravel drive on the left, shortly after the Beaver Creek bridge. See the blue Wake County Parks sign.

From Pittsboro, Jordan Lake and points west, go east on U.S. 64 to the N.C. 751 light. Turn right, or south, go two miles to the gravel drive on the left, shortly after the Beaver Creek bridge. See the blue Wake County Parks sign.

From the South, take U.S. 1 to Exit 89 for New Hill/Jordan Lake. Go left, or north, on New Hill-Holleman Road to the intersection of Old U.S. 1. Go straight onto New Hill-Olive Chapel Road for approximately three miles, crossing the New Hope Valley railroad tracks. About 8/10-mile beyond the tracks, turn right into the gravel drive that leads to the parking area. See the blue Wake County Parks sign. If you cross the Beaver Creek bridge, you've gone too far.

Directions to the Wimberly Road parking area:
(1017 Wimberly Road, Apex, NC 27502)

From Raleigh, Cary and points east, take U.S. 64 west to Jenks Road. See the Citgo convenience store at this intersection. Turn right on Jenks Road and go 1/3-mile to the first left. Turn left onto Wimberly Road. Go approximately one mile, passing the Cary-Apex Water Treatment plant and crossing the White Oak Creek bridge. The parking area is located on the right along with a blue Wake County Parks sign.

From Durham and points north, go south on N.C. 751 to the U.S. 64 traffic light. Turn left onto U.S. 64. Go approximately two miles to Jenks Road on the left. See Citgo convenience store. Follow above directions.

From Pittsboro and points west, go east on U.S. 64 to the N.C. 751 light. Go approximately two miles past the light to Jenks Road on the left. See Citgo convenience store. Follow above directions to the parking area on Wimberly Road.

Directions to the White Oak Church Road parking area:
(1305 White Oak Church Road, Apex, NC 27523)
 

From Durham and points north, go south on N.C. 751 to Lewter Shop Road (Jean's Berry Patch). Turn left onto Lewter Shop and go 2.5 miles to White Oak Church Road. Turn right onto White Oak Church and continue for 1/2-mile. The parking area is on the left, along with a blue Wake County Parks sign.

From Pittsboro, Jordan Lake and points west, go east on U.S. 64 to the N.C. 751 light. Turn left or north, and go 3.1 miles to Lewter Shop Road (Jean's Berry Patch). Turn right onto Lewter Shop and go 2.5 miles to White Oak Church Road. Turn right onto White Oak Church and continue for 1/2-mile. The parking area is on the left, along with a blue Wake County Parks sign.

From Raleigh and points east, take U.S. 64 west to N.C. 55. Turn right, or north, on N.C. 55 and continue to the High House Road/Green Level West Road intersection. Turn left on Green Level West and go to White Oak Church Road. Turn right on White Oak Church and go 4/10-mile. The parking area is on the right, along with a blue Wake County Parks sign.
  

From Cary, take High House Road to N.C. 55. Go straight through the light onto Green Level West Road, and continue to White Oak Church Road. Turn right on White Oak Church and go 4/10-mile. The parking area is on the right, along with a blue Wake County Parks sign.