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Camp Alice Trail is a 1.6 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Burnsville, North Carolina that features beautiful wild flowers and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. The trail is primarily used for hiking, nature trips, and bird watching and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 1.6 mi Elevation gain 800 ft Route type Out & Back

Dogs on leash

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Short but strenuous hike between Commissary Trail and Old Mitchell Trail.

North Carolina Div. Of Travel and Tourism, 301 N. Wilmington Street , Raleigh, NC, 27601, Phone: 919-733-4171

Directions from Asheville, NC: Mount Mitchell State Park is located approximately 33 miles northeast of Asheville on the Blue Ridge Parkway at mile marker #355. Take NC 128 north to the park entrance. Once you have entered the park, drive to the summit parking lot. Take Old Mt. Mitchell Trail for a few hundred or so to reach the intersection with Camp Alice Trail.

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Rose Le
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Reminds me of the forest primeval. Grendel and Beowulf kinda spot :-) great trip!

Terry H.
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Loved this trail! Challenging and rewarding. Very peaceful just being in the middle of nature.

Kaley Crawford
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Rocky and steep in some areas, but a great workout!

Kenneth Yearick
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Tough trail straight up the mountain...earn that trek.

Pete Stewart
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A great short hike that takes you from Commissary trail to meet with Old Mitchell trail near the peak of Mt Mitchell. It was a beautiful hike but lots of roots and rocks so watch your footing

Ia Šarišská
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This trail is so beautiful! the expose roots, the overflowing moss... definitely a beautiful trail. Continue on this trail up to reach the overlook!

Kristen Keefer
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Challenging yet beautiful wooded trail!

Jeffe Z.
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Descended using this trail and Commisary Trail after going up Old Mitchell Trail. Nice workout, good birding as well.

Scott Densmore
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Hiking

Short and relatively steep with mostly pretty forest views. I completed this trail as part of a wonderful loop with the Commissary and Old Mitchell Trails.

David Eck
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Short trail that is part of the access to the Mount Mitchell Trail if you are staying in the campground at Mount Mitchell. You don't have to start at the summit this way.

brian frost
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Jason Nadler
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Brian Underwood
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Sean Kell
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One Day
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Katie Day
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William Rogers
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Charles Morris
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Bryan Kowalske
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William Lucius
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Dale Wyrick
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Justin P
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Matt Stufflebean
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David Penland
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Christine Brayton
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Jonathan Schuler
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Jeff Crane
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