Elk Pen to Laurel Gap to Lower Staire Loop is a 8.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Barnardsville, North Carolina that features a great forest setting. The trail is rated as difficult and primarily used for hiking, trail running, horses, and mountain biking. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
8.4 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1,975 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

hiking

horseback riding

mountain biking

trail running

forest