Best Trails in North Carolina

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on Glen Falls and Chinquapin...
5 hours ago

hiking

Wife and I hiked 1.2 miles out and back (2.4 total). Great fun, tough uphill, but worth it!

on Laurel River Trail
6 hours ago

hiking

Great hike, flat easy, shady, but very rocky trail boots recommended, beautiful swimming holes and waterfalls entire length of trail, very popular on weekends. If you go swimming or bring dogs off leash beware of copperheads, I see at least one every time I go either in water or in rocks on bank so much so I don't enjoyong swimming unless in one of the big holes with lots of people and I dont let dogs run the riverbank off leash.. love this trail beautiful after good rain.

on Triple Falls Trail
8 hours ago

hiking

The falls were beautiful, ample swimming. Very crowded! Took 3 kids and a dog and it was a bit much having to climb up to the top. Kid carrier definitely recommended with all of the traffic. Would go again.

on Moore Cove Falls Trail
8 hours ago

hiking

Great for young kids. Took 3 under 6 and they were able to make it out and back. Parking right near the trail head. Well maintained, foot bridges make crossing small streams easier. Falls are not very big but you can get up close and personal by leaving the viewing area. Great way to cool off. Not much in the way of swimming. Great river to for kids to play in at trail head. 1 hr from Asheville.

on Daniel Ridge
8 hours ago

on Shining Creek-Art Loeb-Ol...
9 hours ago

hiking

Hard trail... Very strenuous the first part... Good training for a longer hike (AT). Started at 10am and ended at 4pm , not a lot of breaks... The top of the mountain is overgrown in some sections and a little confusing. Good adventure but not recommend for the casual hiker.

on Rocktop Trail
10 hours ago

hiking

on Cat Gap Loop Trail
14 hours ago

Great hike. Not easy

on Guilford Courthouse Natio...
19 hours ago

walking

Excellent national treasure in our backyard! The roadway attracts a lot of walkers, runners and bicyclists. But the nature trails offer peaceful walks and history. Make sure to read the monuments.

on Nathaniel Greene Trail
19 hours ago

trail running

Great hike! It's scenic because it runs along the lake. Bring your dog for some trail running. Just watch out for other walkers and runners.

on Country Park Trail
19 hours ago

walking

Great for walking your dog. There is a dog park off the trail. Usually lots of people walking and running. It's also great practice for 5k training.

on Chatfield Trail
19 hours ago

hiking

Great thru-hike. Not busy at all. Bring your dog along!

on Bearwallow Mountain Trail
1 day ago

Fun hike, we like the grassy knob on the summit, fun for sunbathing and picnicking

on Crabtree Falls Trail
1 day ago

Fun and pretty hike, wear good hiking shoes, lots of rocks

on Craggy Gardens Trail
1 day ago

Beautiful, but I found trails I prefer to suggest, especially if you are just visiting

on Catawba Falls Trail
1 day ago

One of my utmost favorites, great swimming holes, kids love it, the falls looks amazing and different every season. In summer, when the rains haven't come yet, you can see the falls almost at a trickle. Amazingly beautiful

on Moore Cove Falls Trail
1 day ago

Love this one! Great for out of town visitors and picnics!

on Twin Falls Trail
1 day ago

Such a fun trail, watch for yellow jackets on the bridges!!

on Art Loeb Loop Trail
1 day ago

The entire Art Loeb is amazing and quite the challenge!!

on Stone Mountain Loop Trail
1 day ago

hiking

Well..that was an experience! #1 I am directionally challenged and get lost easily lol..So after reading the reviews on here, I figured this to be an easy hike, Wrong! I went down by the falls and around to the base of mountain, not sure where to go from there, so I went straight to mountain where the sign was, figured I'd just start climbing! Half hour later, exhausted..no where to go, So went back to trail and thought the way up with the 3 other trails would take me around to top. No. 1 mile later, just turned back and went Allll the way back to the falls and up the million stairs and just took the opposite way to the summit, and I was determined to get to the top! Exhausted is an understatement! I'm in good shape and hike weekly, but by my mistakes I added work!..on the bright side, the views were amazing, waterfall was cool, but kind of dried up..it's a good hike for a work out