Hike Through A Race Car Boneyard At The Historic 1940s Occoneechee Speedway, A Dirt Nascar Race Track Deep In The Woods In North Carolina
You don’t need to be a NASCAR fan to appreciate the Historic Occoneechee Speedway Trail tucked away inside the James M. Johnson Nature Preserve just outside of Hillsborough, North Carolina. But if you happen to be a NASCAR fan, then a visit here will be among the highlights of your fanning career.
To see the complete list of hours, visit this page on the website of the Classic American Homes Preservation Trust, who oversees the care of the the trail and the nature preserve. Learn more about the site, and see some incredible photos from the past, on the official website of the Historic Speedway Group.
Not enough people know one of NASCAR’s first two tracks is hiding among the pines in this North Carolina nature preserve. What an epic piece of North Carolina history!
Robin Jarvis is a travel and entertainment writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She spent more than two decades living on the coast in South Carolina and currently lives in the mountains of North Carolina - although she still makes it back to see family in South Carolina quite often. When she's not working, she loves to hike, kayak, and check out new adventures. Get in touch at [email protected]
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