Trace Ridge Trail is a 8.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Horse Shoe, North Carolina that features beautiful wild flowers 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: 8.1 miles Elevation Gain: 1,696 feet Route Type: Out & Back

dogs on leash

hiking

nature trips

walking

bird watching

running

forest

views

wild flowers

Sun Aug 24 2014

Extremely tough trail. Very washed out with major drops that can be 2-3 feet as well as very narrow sections.

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mountain biking
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Wed Feb 21 2018

running
Sat Dec 02 2017

Sun Dec 13 2015

recorded Bad Fork Trace ridge Loop

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Sat Dec 05 2015