Hazel Creek and Bone Valley Trail is a 40.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Robinsville, NC that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Horses are also able to use this trail.
NOTE: Getting to the trailhead involves a special boat ride across Fontana lake. You could hike 10 miles from Fontana Dam on Lakeshore Trail or call Fontana Marina at (828) 498-2129 to make reservations. All of the campsites require a reservation. Four crossings of Bone Valley Creek require wading, which can be dangerous in high water.