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Hazel Creek and Bone Valley Trail is a 39.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Robbinsville, North Carolina that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until November. Horses are also able to use this trail.

Length 39.9 mi Elevation gain 6,863 ft Route type Out & Back

Backpacking

Camping

Hiking

Horseback riding

Nature trips

Paddle sports

Bird watching

Forest

Lake

Views

Wildlife

No dogs

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NOTE: Getting to the trailhead involves a special boat ride across Fontana lake. You could hike 10 miles from Fontana Dam on Lakeshore Trail or call Fontana Marina at (828) 498-2129 to make reservations. All of the campsites require a reservation. Four crossings of Bone Valley Creek require wading, which can be dangerous in high water.

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Jeremy Upham
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We hiked in from the boat shuttle drop off. Wonderful dirt road, easy slight incline in for about 6.3 miles with beautiful Hazel Creek to our side the entire time. Campsites are all wonderful. We stayed at site 83. Thoroughly enjoy the long weekend even though the fish weren’t biting much. I highly recommend and hope to do it again.

Casey Holden
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Love this trail, fishing is good but they are small. Still worth going & fishing it's not about the size it's about the memories.

Rick M.
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GG S.
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Dakota Collins
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Backpacking