Price Lake Loop Trail

EASY 120 reviews

Price Lake Loop Trail is a 2.2 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Blowing Rock, North Carolina that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
2.2 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
72 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dog friendly

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

lake

views

wild flowers

wildlife

muddy

Beautiful walk around a mountain lake, lots of obvious beaver activity. The Price Lake Loop Trail circles a beautiful mountain lake. This is a good hike for anyone due to the short distance and flat terrain. Some areas of the trail may be muddy after winter snows or spring rains. From the Price Lake Overlook, go to the left over the bridge. Follow the trail into the woods. As you walk around the lake you'll notice a lot of beaver sign on the surrounding trees. The muddy areas on the trail near the back of the lake are also a result of the beavers work. Continue following this easy, flat trail around the lake. You'll walk through a nice campground area as you return back to the parking area.

13 days ago

some muddy spots but for tbe most part a nice warm up for the longer hikes.

18 days ago

Always muddy and a little boring.

1 month ago

super easy, super popular, beautiful views any season!

1 month ago

Pretty. Easy. Super popular so If u are looking for something secluded I’d pick a different hike

7 months ago

not much of a hike but, was a nice walk. even though this 2.2 mile walk was around a lake the views of the lake during the walk were limited...just good not great.

hiking
7 months ago

Great little hike very easy trail. Daughter and me used it as a trainer, getting in shape for bigger hikes.

hiking
8 months ago

Easy trail as it is flat all the way around; however, it was extremely muddy as it rained the day before. If you have any problems with your knees or ankles, I recommend waiting until it hasn't rained for several days as the mud can be slippery itself or as it might be on rocks or roots. There is a lot of undergrowth and there are beautiful roots that are above ground providing for twisting braided pictures of beauty.

hiking
8 months ago

8 months ago

I've loved this trail since I was a kid! it's definitely been updated with some nice Bridges and stair cases where needed most. some of the trail gets pretty muddy and marshy, but I think it adds to the charm of a lake trail with beautiful views! Took about an hour to finish because I had to stop to take pictures so often!

8 months ago

Easy but pretty

hiking
8 months ago

Nice flat pretty easy a little rooty and rocky in a few places. Marshy in others. Classic trail!

11 months ago

A fun easy going trail with lots of beautiful scenery.

hiking
11 months ago

Took about an hour. Easy hike, but watch out for some tree roots. Great views of the lake, grandfather, and beautiful flowers. Be ready for mud!

11 months ago

Beautiful! Several different natural settings on the easy hike. Clear water, baby ducks, fabulous!

11 months ago

Easy trail and a great way to start the warmup for others!

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Just beautiful!

hiking
Saturday, April 15, 2017

Toddler friendly!

hiking
Monday, March 20, 2017

Very easy trail. Nice break from the rocks and climbs of the other nearby trails.

hiking
Monday, March 06, 2017

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Great easy hike.

backpacking
Monday, January 09, 2017

Very easy, peaceful trail with several spots with nice views of the lake! Only took about an hour!

hiking
Thursday, December 29, 2016

Nice hike for the family.

walking
Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Very nice walk!

Thursday, November 03, 2016

Quick, easy trail.

Saturday, October 22, 2016

great family trail!

super low/flat elevation.

awesome scenery

hiking
Monday, October 17, 2016

Fun easy trail

hiking
Sunday, October 16, 2016

Fun, easy trail. Flat for the most part. Some roots but mostly flat terrain and some boardwalks. Great views of lakes!

Monday, October 03, 2016

Nice walk with family of all ages

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Very easy walk, great for all ages. Trail is pretty well maintained so it's really easy to follow. Great for a short walk with the pup! Can get pretty busy in the high season though.

hiking
Sunday, August 14, 2016

nice hike...parts of trail very muddy or ankle deep water in some parts, nice waterfalls

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