Hawk Loop Trail

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Hawk Loop Trail is a 2.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Troutman, North Carolina that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 2.7 miles Elevation Gain: 187 feet Route Type: Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

mountain biking

nature trips

walking

bird watching

forest

lake

views

wild flowers

NOTE: Every year Lake Normal State Park reverses direction of its trail loops for mountain bikers. Check for signage

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4 months ago

pretty easy, great for hiking and biking, muddy at spot, one open spot to see lake.

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9 months ago

Hiked this with my 8 year old twins. Had several muddy spots but were easy to navigate around. Both of my 8 year olds loved it. Was just long enough to keep their attention. One was ready for more but one was ready to hit the highway. Lol. Just strenuous enough to get the heart rate up but easy enough that had no problem making the whole loop. There is a trail/power right of way at the halfway point that will lead you back to the visitor center parking lot. There are two additions that can easily be added to lengthen this trail. My kids kept up an over 2 mph pace which also involved breaks along the way for teaching moments on the trail. Bikes also use this trail but there are several spots to step off the trail to get out of the way of bikes.

10 months ago

It was very boring and you could not really see the lake. There were lots of pretty leaves. An easy hike.

Monday, July 23, 2018

Trail was nice but got attacked by bees/small yellow jackets about .5 mile on trail. Multiple bites - very aggressive.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Really nice trail had a lot of fun biking on it!

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Easy walk

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Sunday, March 04, 2018

Nice stroll through the woods with a view of the lake. Lots of roots and rocks and some low-incline hills.

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Great trail- nice winding hills. It's fairly narrow because it's designed for bikes. We take our dogs and walk it, though. You just have to keep an eye out for the bikers- they move through pretty quick. Watch out for the tree roots, too!

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