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Best trails in Asheboro

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Looking for a great trail near Asheboro, North Carolina? AllTrails has 11 great hiking trails, forest trails, wildlife trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Morrow Mountain State Park or Armstrong Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Salem Lake Park or Piedmont Environmental Center. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 6 easy trails in Asheboro ranging from 0.6 to 6.7 miles and from 574 to 938 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Asheboro
Top trails (11)
#1 - Birkhead Mountain Trail
Birkhead Mountains Wilderness
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Length: 11.6 mi • Est. 5 h 35 m
The Birkhead Mountain Wilderness was established by the 1984 North Carolina Wilderness Act. The goals are to protect and preserve the natural resources and wilderness for public use. The Wilderness inShow more
#2 - Robbins Branch, Birkhead Mountain and Hannah's Creek Trail Loop
Birkhead Mountains Wilderness
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Length: 7 mi • Est. 3 h 23 m
Robbins Branch, Birkhead Mountain and Hannah's Creek Trail Loop is a 7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Asheboro, North Carolina that offers the chance to see wildlife. The trail is Show more
#3 - Coolers Knob Mountain
Birkhead Mountains Wilderness
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 16 m
Coolers Knob Mountain is a 2.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Asheboro, North Carolina that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is pShow more
#4 - Birkhead Mountain and Camp 3 Trail Loop
Birkhead Mountains Wilderness
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Length: 6.7 mi • Est. 3 h 15 m
Birkhead 6.9 miles starting at Tot Hill Farm TrailheadShow more
#5 - Thornburg Trail
Uwharrie National Forest
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 1 h 37 m
Thornburg Trail is a 3.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Asheboro, North Carolina that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily useShow more
#6 - Purgatory Mountain via North Carolina Zoo
The North Carolina Zoological Park
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 51 m
The North Carolina Zoo is located in the Uwharrie Mountains near the geographic center of the state. At over 2,000 acres, it is the largest walk-through zoo in the world. It has over 1,600 animals fShow more
#7 - Robbins Branch Trail
Birkhead Mountains Wilderness
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 1 h 55 m
Robbins Branch Trail is a 4.1 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Asheboro, North Carolina that offers the chance to see wildlife. The trail is good for all skill levels and primarShow more
#8 - Pisgah Covered Bridge Loop
Pisgah Covered Bridge and Natural Area
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Length: 0.2 mi • Est. 5 m
One of two remaining covered bridges in North Carolina, this historic site offers a short walking trail that loops back to the parking area. Show more
#9 - Tot Hill Trail to Thornburg via Birkhead
Birkhead Mountains Wilderness
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Length: 6.1 mi • Est. 2 h 54 m
Tot Hill Trail to Thornburg via Birkhead is a 6.1 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Asheboro, North Carolina that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate.Show more
#10 - Middle Mountain via North Carolina Zoo
The North Carolina Zoological Park
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 55 m
Middle Mountain via North Carolina Zoo is a 1.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Asheboro, North Carolina that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levShow more
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