Best trails in Cashiers

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Looking for a great trail near Cashiers, North Carolina? AllTrails has 8 great hiking trails, forest trails, views 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 Pinnacle Park. Ready for some activity? There are 5 moderate trails in Cashiers ranging from 1.4 to 9.3 miles and from 2,578 to 3,251 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 Cashiers
Top trails (8)
#1 - Silver Run Falls
Nantahala National Forest
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Length: 0.2 mi • Est. 5 m
Silver Run Falls is a 0.2 mile out and back trail located near Cashiers, North Carolina that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, andShow more
#2 - Lower Whitewater Falls Via Foothills Trail
Nantahala National Forest
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Length: 7.6 mi • Est. 4 h 7 m
This hike visits both overlooks: Upper Whitewater Falls and Lower Whitewater Falls. Overall, a great hike with a mix of woodland, lush fern areas, river views, and of course two gorgeous waterfalls. Show more
#3 - Foothills Trail A8 - A9
Nantahala National Forest
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Length: 9.3 mi • Est. 5 h
Foothills Trail A8 - A9 is a 9.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Cashiers, North Carolina that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a nShow more
#4 - Chattooga and Whiteside Cove Trail Loop
Nantahala National Forest
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Length: 7.2 mi • Est. 3 h 35 m
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#5 - Ellicott Rock Trail from Eastern Trailhead
Ellicott Rock Wilderness
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Length: 6.3 mi • Est. 3 h 22 m
Ellicott Rock Trail from Eastern Trailhead is a 6.3 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Cashiers, North Carolina that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarShow more
#6 - Waterfalls on Scotsman Creek
Nantahala National Forest
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 46 m
Short but strenuous to Waterfall on Scotsman Creek and Upper Waterfall on Scotsman Creek.Show more
#7 - Foothills Trail: Upper Whitewater Falls to F Van Clayton Hwy
Nantahala National Forest
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Length: 31.7 mi • Est. Multi-day
Foothills Trail: Upper Whitewater Falls to F Van Clayton Hwy is a 31.7 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Cashiers, North Carolina that features a lake and is rated as difficultShow more
#8 - Whitewater River Loop [PRIVATE PROPERTY]
Cashiers, North Carolina
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 1 h 3 m
The property across the bridge is private. Private property signs are up and they don’t allow cars, foot traffic, or parking. Use the trail back up the road from the bridge.Show more