Best Trails near Newland, North Carolina

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on Linville Falls Trail
1 day ago

It was slippery and muddy,
But well worth the view of the falls

on Hawksbill Mountain Trail
2 days ago

hiking

Fairly easy climb for the stunning view at the top. Watch for slick spots in the trail.

on Hawksbill Mountain Trail
8 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 Linville Falls Trail
11 days ago

Nice views too crowded though

on Big Lost Cove Cliffs
16 days ago

hiking

great trail and not crowded at all due to remote locale that not a lot of people know about. fantastic view at the end.

on Big Lost Cove Cliffs
16 days ago

hiking

This is one of my favorite trails. Although it's gotten harder grouch out the years. We took our 3.5 year old and she did pretty good. The beginning is really washed out and a bit steep but it's fairly short. A lot of the trail is narrow as well. Could use a clean out. The views at the end are breathtaking. When I close my eyes and go to my "happy place" it has always been there. A hike I've been doing since I was being carried in a pack. 30 years later sharing it with my family was special.

on Linville Falls Trail
19 days ago

hiking

Nice hike with several views of the falls.

on Hawksbill Mountain Trail
23 days ago

Tough walk up but worth the view.

on Hawksbill Mountain Trail
1 month ago

Pace yourself on the trail. It's not too steep most of the way but it is still uphill and will take breath out of you really quickly. However, every bit of sweat was worth it. I've never seen a more beautiful summit. If you go, please respect Mother Nature and do not vandalize or leave trash. Hawksbill Mountain is a place for your soul to feel Earth.

on Linville Falls Trail
1 month ago

hiking

The Gorge Trail is beautiful but difficult. This takes you to the bottom of the fall. If you have swimming attire you can go swimming.

on Hawksbill Mountain Trail
1 month ago

Absolutely breathtaking! Nothing short of amazing

on Linville Falls Trail
1 month ago

Great trail for families and dog lovers! Beautiful Falls, but if your looking for a quiet / peaceful hike to clear your head go during the week.. Lots of people, children , and dogs and have to wait in line to get pictures.

on Linville Falls Trail
1 month ago

Great family trail. Go early. A lot of people.

on Hawksbill Mountain Trail
1 month ago

hiking

Great workout and a lot of fun. Go early in the morning to beat the crowds as its a fairly popular trail amongst the locals. The trail can be strenuous in some parts but my kids are able to tolerate it.