Best Trails in Pisgah National Forest

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on Max Patch Trail
3 days ago

Beautiful view, easy hike, great camping

on Grandfather Mountain Trai...
4 days ago

hiking

Best Hike I've done yet..!! Just Amazing, a Must Go!! Fear of heights, Conquer or don't go lol..Literally Beautiful and So Serene!! I'll be back

on Laurel River Trail
5 days ago

hiking

Nice easy hike out and back. Plenty of swimming opportunities. Wonderful beginner trail.

on Garenflo Gap to Hot Sprin...
5 days ago

hiking

Excellent trail. Would recommend hiking after the leaves are off. Very nice view of Bluff Mtn. but hard to see in full foliage. Another Great Day hike on the A.T.

on Max Patch Trail
5 days ago

hiking

Nice easy hike. Views are amazing. Went during early fall. Beautiful, I would love to hike the trail during a light snow on the mountain.

on Looking Glass Rock Trail
6 days ago

hiking

Awesome hike. Very Beautiful Views. Trail is moderate in my opinion. Uphill hike to the Rock the almost all down hill on the way out. Missed the waterfall somehow?? Trail is very well marked with yellow rectangles on the trees. One of the most beautiful views from any of my hikes to date...

on Laurel River Trail
6 days ago

Beautiful hike!!!

on Catawba Falls Trail
6 days ago

hiking

very good

on Hawksbill Mountain Trail
6 days ago

hiking

From SC so it was a bit of a drive, but that's what I do! It was a long 2-3mile drive to the trail head on a thin dirt gravel road, very cool if you ask me!..trail was ok, not too hard but some spots get ya. The view from the top was surreal! Sheer serenity! I went on a Tuesday and was only one up there, Best view I've seen yet! Go if you haven't already :)

on Max Patch Trail
7 days ago

Beautiful view, nice & easy trail. Getting to the parking lot is miles on a gravel service road.

on Catawba Falls Trail
7 days ago

This is a very moderate trail and well worth the walk to see the falls. There are a few spots along the way to cool down in the river in small pools. Great for young children too.

on Grandfather Mountain Trai...
7 days ago

hiking

My first mountain hike! Beautiful views and awesome scenery the entire hike. Loved all the big rocks and boulders. Definitely for people who are active in everyday life. My boyfriends mom did this hike during her chemotherapy treatments though so not impossible for people who don't regularly exercise.

on Butter Gap to Cat Gap Tra...
9 days ago

backpacking

Varies landscape with a couple of great waterfalls

on Graveyard Fields Trail
9 days ago

hiking

First hike my boyfriend and I did while staying in Asheville on vacation, and what a good first hike to have chosen! The trails were a bit muddy in spots, but that didn't bother us one bit. The hike up to the second falls and back down was more difficult than the graveyard field loop, but well worth it! We also spent time climbing up the waterfall which was really cool. Felt like kids again! Highly recommend this hike. Only regret? Not bringing swim suits so we could play more in the waterfalls.

on Pink Beds Trail
9 days ago

hiking

My husband and I hiked it today. There was a huge storm earlier which made it mushy in places. Really interesting to be in a very wet, silent forest. Loved it. Pretty much as described. It's easy, long, could be obstacles. The marking were clear. I recommend it.

on Elk River Falls Trail
10 days ago

is there place camp out there