North Carolina

Historic Washington Trail

Historic Washington Trail is located in the City of Washington and is a continuous walking, self-guiding historic trail of approximately 1.9 miles in length.

photo: Rooftop of the Historic Washington District. Photo by Thad Aley.

Length: 1.90 miles
Loop Trail? No
Type: Urban Trail
Agency: City, Town, or County
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

Allowed Uses:

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Location: Located downtown within the Washington Historic District
State(s): North Carolina
Longitude: -77.05398378
Latitude: 35.54342527

Driving Directions

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It is located entirely in the Historic Washington District. This trail passes through a residential area with many well-maintained or restored examples of 18th, 19th, and 20th century architectural styles, in addition to a park-like waterfront from which several old industrial sites can be viewed. This district and several individual sites located within its boundaries are listed in the National Register of Historic Places. It offers increased knowledge of a wide range of architectural styles prevalent in the development of this country and general history of this region of North Carolina from the early 18th century. The City of Washington and the Washington Historic District Commission are responsible for the security and maintenance of the trail.

Additional Details

Primary Surface: Asphalt
Secondary Surface: None
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Website: Walking Through Washingtons Port Interactive Map

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
City of Washington
102 E. Second Street
Washington, NC 27889
(252) 975-9300



Rooftop of the Historic Washington District. Photo by Thad Aley.

Rooftop of the Historic Washington District. Photo by Thad Aley.


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