Cumberland Knob Recreation Area Trails is a 2.5 mile loop trail located near Ennice, North Carolina and is only recommended for very experienced outdoorsmen. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible from May until October. 2.5 miles Loop 820 feet hiking Hide Map AllTrails Terrain Road Satellite Expand Map Sign up now to see this map! ReviewsPhotosTracksZach Adams13 days ago1 Completed1 ReviewsGood trail, be mindful of the roots.Sidney Hall1 year ago13 Completed14 ReviewsBruce & Linda Abercrombie3 years ago2 Completed2 ReviewsWe celebrated our 41st anniversary while enjoying this day hike trail in 90*+ weather! Thankfully we read on AllTrails.com the wise recommendation to approach the Cumberland Knob Loop "counter-clockwise". Great advice! Exiting the Loop by way of Cully Creek Gorge kept us cooler & in the shade when we needed it most! Plus the added benefit of the switchbacks were so much easier to traverse than the straight up grind we would have endured otherwise! Thanks for the "tip"! Patrick Hiker Dad3 years ago5 Completed1 ReviewsDefinitely hike this trail in reverse. The traditional "front" of the trail has a series of switchbacks, making the ascent easier if you hike it in reverse. Many beautiful stream crossings. Great place for a day hike. David Fairall3 years ago2 Completed2 ReviewsGreat hike -- I almost missed out due to the rather severe warning regarding "serious outdoorsman" only. This is well maintained trail with a number of natural creek crossings and small waterfalls. As it starts at the top of the mountain, it is a descend and ascend trek. Depending on which way you proceed around the loop, either the descent or the ascent will be along a series of small creeks that join into Gulley Creek at the bottom. I would recommend taking it counterclockwise, so you have the creeks with you on the way back up - more excuses to stop and catch your breath! It is a fairly strenous trek -- it took me an hour and a half to complete the 2.5 mile loop from the parking lot area.Emilie Perez4 years ago0 Completed1 ReviewsGreat trail. I really enjoyed it, but I don't recommend being the first person on the trail for the day. I ran into entirely too many spider webs.Anne Stott4 years ago0 Completed1 ReviewsMy favorite trail! Dave Stott4 years ago0 Completed1 ReviewsGreat Hike. Love all the water crossings. Not busy and great for dogs too.