Best trails in Montreat

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Looking for a great trail near Montreat, North Carolina? AllTrails has 7 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 Mount Mitchell State Park or Chimney Rock State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Green River Gameland or Florence Nature Preserve. Ready for some activity? There are 6 moderate trails in Montreat ranging from 1.1 to 8.6 miles and from 2,936 to 6,640 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 Montreat
Top trails (7)
#1 - Deep Gap Trail
Mount Mitchell State Park
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Length: 8.6 mi • Est. 5 h 10 m
This trail spans the ridge line of multiple mountains. It is a one way or an out and back. It can go over 11 miles one way. There are spots to camp and trails off-shooting the Ridgeline.Show more
#2 - Lookout Trail [CLOSED]
Montreat, North Carolina
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 51 m
Note: This trail is currently closed due to COVID-19. This trail is moderate with difficult sections. Trailhead is in parking area off Lookout Road. The trail crosses the Old Trestle Road and climbs Show more
#3 - Colbert Ridge Trail
Pisgah National Forest
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Length: 13.1 mi • Est. 8 h 13 m
Colbert Ridge Trail is a 13.1 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Montreat, North Carolina that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activiShow more
#4 - Rattlesnake Mountain [CLOSED]
Montreat, North Carolina
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 35 m
Note: This trail is currently closed due to COVID-19.Show more
#5 - Montreat Rainbow Trail, Toll Road, Lookout Mountain [CLOSED]
Montreat, North Carolina
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 1 h 58 m
Note: This trail is currently closed due to COVID-19.Show more
#6 - Rainbow Road and Lookout Trail Loop [CLOSED]
Montreat, North Carolina
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 20 m
Note: This trail is currently closed due to COVID-19.Show more
#7 - Lookout Mountain and Brushy Mountain Loop [CLOSED]
Montreat, North Carolina
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Length: 6.2 mi • Est. 3 h 32 m
Note: This trail is currently closed due to COVID-19.Show more