Best trails in Brevard

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Looking for a great trail near Brevard, North Carolina? AllTrails has 48 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking 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 Gorges State Park or Table Rock State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Stumphouse Mountain Bike Park or Green River Gameland. Ready for some activity? There are 32 moderate trails in Brevard ranging from 1.8 to 73.2 miles and from 2,096 to 5,301 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 Brevard
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#1 - Looking Glass Rock Trail
Pisgah National Forest
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Length: 5.7 mi • Est. 3 h 28 m
This is a great hike with a steady climb. There are only a few points where things get a little technical, but wear the right shoes and it’s not bad. The end is amazing - find a spot to sit down and eShow more
#2 - John Rock Trail Loop
Pisgah National Forest
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Length: 4.9 mi • Est. 2 h 42 m
John Rock Trail Loop is a 4.9 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Brevard, North Carolina that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hikShow more
#3 - Looking Glass Waterfalls
Pisgah National Forest
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Length: 0.3 mi • Est. 8 m
Looking Glass Waterfalls is a 0.3 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Brevard, North Carolina that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily useShow more
#4 - Twin Falls Trail
Pisgah National Forest
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Length: 7.2 mi • Est. 3 h 38 m
Twin Falls Trail is a 7.2 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Brevard, North Carolina that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and Show more
#5 - Cat Gap Loop Trail
Davidson River Recreational Area
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Length: 4.6 mi • Est. 2 h 33 m
Please note that portions of this trail may be closed and trail may not be able to completed as a loop.Show more
#6 - Art Loeb Trail
Shining Rock Wilderness Area
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Length: 28.5 mi • Est. Multi-day
The Art Loeb Trail is one of the longer and more difficult trails in the state, and it's also one of the more popular. The trail serves as a memorial to Art Loeb, a former industrialist and activist fShow more
#7 - Daniel Ridge Loop
Pisgah National Forest
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 2 h 11 m
Daniel Ridge Loop is a 4.1 mile loop trail located near Brevard, North Carolina and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and mountain biking. Dogs are also able to use this traShow more
#8 - Pink Beds Trail
Pisgah National Forest
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Length: 6 mi • Est. 2 h 39 m
Nice, relatively flat hike along stream bed, Numerous clearings. From the Pink Beds Parking lot, take the trail east. The start of the trail is clearly marked and the route is easy to follow by the oShow more
#9 - Cat Gap Trail to John Rock Loop
Davidson River Recreational Area
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Length: 6.9 mi • Est. 3 h 33 m
Cat Gap Trail to John Rock Loop is a 6.9 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Brevard, North Carolina that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activiShow more
#10 - Butter Gap to Cat Gap Trail
Pisgah National Forest
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Length: 8 mi • Est. 4 h 24 m
Butter Gap to Cat Gap Trail is a 8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Brevard, North Carolina that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activityShow more
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