McDowell Nature Preserve Outer Loop is a 4 mile loop trail located near Belmont, North Carolina that features a lake. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and birding.

DISTANCE
4.0 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
406 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

kid friendly

birding

hiking

trail running

walking

forest

lake

views

wildlife

Walked the outer most trails, clockwise; excluding the Campground Trail

hiking
4 months ago

Great for an easy hike! Such a close and beautiful location to get a couple miles in on well maintained trailers. Not a lot of elevation change but you can go a good distance at a quick pace.

hiking
2 months ago

trail running
3 months ago

trail running
7 months ago

hiking
11 months ago

hiking
Saturday, November 04, 2017

hiking
Saturday, October 28, 2017

hiking
Friday, October 27, 2017

hiking
Saturday, November 02, 2013