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Looking Glass Rock Trail

Brevard, NC

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Looking Glass Rock Trail is a 6.4 mile trail located near Brevard, North Carolina and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible year-round.

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Whiteside Mountain National Recreation Trail
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15 Completed 3 Reviews

We hiked this trail on a Sunday and it actually was not too crowded.We hiked the left trail, it is not quite as steep, it is about a mile to the summit, you will pass lots of beautiful rhododendron and observe lots of wildflowers and interesting rock formations. Once you reach the summit, you have a wonderful vista to the east,west and south.There are toilets in the parking area and there is also a day use fee of $2, but it is certainly worth it!

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Graveyard Fields Trail
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15 Completed 3 Reviews

We hiked the trail to the upper falls, the last 1/2 mile of the trip out is a little hard because of the rocks that you have to navigate and the considerable number of muddy bogs too, other than that it is an easy & enjoyable hike with a nice little waterfalls at the end. The total mileage out and back is approximately 3.2 miles and it will take about 1 1/2 hours to complete, there are several other trails that intersect with the upper falls trail if you wanted a longer hike. The parking area has recently been redone and they have added restrooms and some nice bridges.

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Green Knob Trail
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Crowder's Trail / Rocktop Trail (Loop)
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3 Completed 0 Reviews

Going from the visitors center to the top of the steps and back is a little over 6 miles. This has quickly become my favorite place to run. Three miles up, enjoy a beautiful view, drink some water and then back down. Love it.

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Profile Trail
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18 Completed 1 Reviews

My wife and I were planning on hiking a different trail on Grandfather Mountain but the park was closed do to high winds 70mph+. We decided to gain access to the mountain from Profile Trail. We're glad we did. Alot of hikers were decending down the trail saying that Calloway Peak is in the clouds, no views, but we kept moving forward. We reached the peak, and as we did so, the clounds pulled away and behold the views!!! We lucked out but still had 70mph winds at the peak! Just an awesome day!

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Boone Fork Group Site Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

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Owl's Roost Trail
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1 Completed 2 Reviews

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Owl's Roost Trail
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1 Completed 2 Reviews

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Yates Mill Pond Trail
by Lisa Benna

1 Completed 1 Reviews

Great first hike as a family. Beautiful day as well.

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Masonboro Island
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Not a more beautiful coastal camp anywhere. If you can get there⚓️

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