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Challenging hike, but worth the effort. Be sure to hike all the way to the end where you see the big reservoir. Many stop short at the first nice view and miss it. Bring a hammock to relax a while.

hiking
9 days ago

First timer to the Table Rock State Park and serious trail hiking. Brought the entire family out and loved every moment. We even saw our first Bear!

hiking
10 days ago

Well worth the hike!
I did Pinnacle as a warm so this didn't feel as difficult as it may have been.

It is a rocky hike so be careful especially when raining. :)

Good warm up for Table Rock Trail.

Easy trail to hike with a constant beautiful view alongside you as you hike. The clearing was BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!

Strenuous is correct but the views are well worth the effort. It's a heavily trafficked trail despite the difficulty level.

backpacking
16 days ago

This is the beautiful side of the hike!
Amazing!

hiking
17 days ago

Great little trail!

trail running
24 days ago

hiking
24 days ago

A very solid 5 star rating. A short 30 minute hike and you are at the top with panoramic 360 degree views. The viewing area was large with lots of interesting places to explore. Many beautiful views all along the way. Large parking area with bathroom facilities. Absolutely no drawbacks to this trail, one of my favorites and I have hiked many NC trails.

on Table Rock Trail

hiking
25 days ago

An incredibly rewarding hike. One of the best in the upstate. Highly recommended.

Great views the journey is worth all the hiking.