Backside Trail at Crowders Mountain

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Backside Trail at Crowders Mountain is a 2.7 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Gastonia, North Carolina that features a great forest setting and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and trail running and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
2.7 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
731 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

hiking

trail running

forest

views

rocky

hiking
5 days ago

Very strenuous climb. The view is worth it. If you want an easier climb I'd suggest the Tower Trail.

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love this trail! I can't tell you how many times I gone there. I've been there in all kinds of weather. always tough, but always worth it.

1 month ago

Great trail for a challenging day hike and good view!

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hiking
1 month ago

Great trail for a difficult but quick hike. The stairs at the top really get your hear pumping - whew! Views from the top are great.

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hiking
2 months ago

Favorite short and sweet hike to get the heart pumping. The view up at the top never gets old.

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