ABOUT THE PRESERVE

Located south of Wendell near the Johnston County line, the 265-acre Turnipseed Nature Preserve is open for hiking and nature exploration.

Phase 1 of the preserve opened in 2017 with 3.1 miles of trails exploring various habitats and wildlife, as well as picnicking areas and an open play area. Phase 2, which was recently completed, features a second parking entrance with 1.2 miles of trails along a creek with rock outcrops, a wildlife viewing overlook and picnic tables. Learn more.

FEATURES

Hiking Fishing
Agricultural History Picnic
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ENTRANCES:
7100 Hunt Valley Trail  Wendell, NC 27591
and
1525 Pleasants Road
Wendell, NC 27591