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Welcome to Great Outdoor Provision Co. in Chapel Hill! Chapel Hill is a wonderful place for the outdoor enthusiast. Whether you’re headed to the Johnston Mill Nature Preserve, the Eno River, or Occoneechee Mountain, our staff will make sure that your time outdoors is as comfortable as you want it to be. As manager Chad Pickens knows, there’s nothing more important than being prepared.
Our store carries the top brands and products so you can fly fish, canoe, kayak, and go backpacking in safety. We offer everything from carabiners and headlamps to dehydrated food and camping stoves. If it involves the outdoors, we carry it, and if we don't have it, we'll find it for you! Our expert staff will explain the differences between the products to you, and help you select the one that fits you best. Whether you want just the essentials for a day pack, or are planning a hike through Europe, we’ll get you on your way.
New to outdoor exploration? Our staff can suggest Chapel Hill hiking trips , paddling trips, and trail runs. Chapel Hill is where we live, work, and play, although sometimes work and play seem like the same thing at Great Outdoor Provision Co. Come check out our store today, and we’ll set you up for adventure!
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Find Your Local Adventure
GetHiking! at Umstead State
William B. Umstead State Park
Wednesday, Dec. 4, 7 p.m.
Don the headlamps for a 5-mile out-and-back hike on the bike ‘n’ bridle trail at the Lake Crabtree neighborhood entrance.
More info: here
GetHiking! Along the Eno
Eno River State Park, Fews Ford Access, Durham
Sunday, Dec. 8, 1:30 p.m.
4.1-mile figure-8 hike on the Buckquarter Creek and Holden Mill trails.
More info: here
Medoc Mountain State Park, Hollister
Sunday, Dec. 8, 3 p.m.
With food supplies at a premium, how do animals survive the winter? A ranger enlightens.
More info: 252.586.6588