Best trails in Danbury

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Looking for a great trail near Danbury, North Carolina? AllTrails has 9 great hiking trails, running trails, forest 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 Hanging Rock State Park or Pilot Mountain State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Blue Ridge Parkway or Salem Lake Park. Ready for some activity? There are 4 moderate trails in Danbury ranging from 2.4 to 4.3 miles and from 1,702 to 2,526 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 Danbury
Top trails (9)
#1 - Hanging Rock Trail
Hanging Rock State Park
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h 22 m
Challenging enough to feel accomplished but still do-able. Well worth the beautiful views at the top. Very heavy traffic, be prepared.Show more
#2 - Moores Knob Trail
Hanging Rock State Park
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 2 h 23 m
4.2 mile loop to the top of Moore's Knob with 360 degree views from the top, including the nearby Hanging Rock (namesake of the park), and Sauratown Mountain and Pilot Mountain in the distance. The lShow more
#3 - Five Peaks Hike
Hanging Rock State Park
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Length: 9.1 mi • Est. 5 h 6 m
Five Peaks Hike is a 9.1 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Danbury, North Carolina that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, running, natureShow more
#4 - Hanging Rock and Window Falls Trails
Hanging Rock State Park
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Length: 3.5 mi • Est. 2 h 1 m
Park northwest of Winston-Salem has some of the state's prettiest waterfalls east of the Appalachian Mountains. Three easy strolls to picturesque waterfalls offer the perfect introduction to HangingShow more
#5 - Upper Cascades Falls and Rock Garden Trail
Hanging Rock State Park
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Length: 0.7 mi • Est. 20 m
Trail to scenic Hanging Rock State Park Upper Cascades Falls and short wheelchair-accessible Rock Garden trail leading to a rock outcrop.Show more
#6 - Wolf Rock Loop Trail
Hanging Rock State Park
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 35 m
Wolf Rock Loop Trail is a 3.1 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Danbury, North Carolina that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hShow more
#7 - Dan River to Hanging Rock via Indian Creek Trail
Hanging Rock State Park
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Length: 10.5 mi • Est. 5 h 30 m
Long hot hike up the Indian Creek Trail from Dan River in Hanging Rock State Park. It's just under 4 miles up to the Hanging Rock Visitor Center parking lot, then a short, steep climb to Hanging Rock Show more
#8 - Riverbluffs Trail
Hanging Rock State Park
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 38 m
Riverbluffs Trail is a 1.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Danbury, North Carolina that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity optiShow more
#9 - Dan River to Moore's Knob via Indian Creek Trail
Hanging Rock State Park
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Length: 12.7 mi • Est. 6 h 38 m
Dan River to Moore's Knob via Indian Creek Trail is a 12.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Danbury, North Carolina that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as diffiShow more