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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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High Falls,Triple Falls Hike
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3 Completed 2 Reviews

Great views of scenic though not quite spectacular falls. Great weather made it a perfect hike. Crowded in the afternoon in the fall so go early. Also, Triple Falls and High Falls are the highlights so don't hike the extra 1.8m to Bridal Veil Falls unless you just like the idea of hiking on service roads.

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Panthertown Valley
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44 Completed 15 Reviews

Know how to read a map and go early, if you don't intend to camp. Then enjoy all you see and discover!!

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Gorges State Park - Bearwallow Valley and Falls Trails
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44 Completed 15 Reviews

Nice park, plenty of covered areas for a nice family picnic and staging area for the members not able to make the hike. Visitors/educational center is super nice with friendly and informative staff, area information and publications are available for purchase. Impressive "green" building

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Whiteside Mountain National Recreation Trail
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44 Completed 15 Reviews

Nice trail well maintained, actually met a ranger that was doing trail maintenance while I was there. The views below were awesome with all the vibrant colors in the valleys surrounding the area.

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Whitewater Falls Trail
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44 Completed 15 Reviews

The short walk to an upper viewing area is handicap accessible but could be difficult to push due to slight incline, there is also a viewing deck down a ways accessible by stairs. The trail on down the mountain is strenuous but a nice hike if you aren't only looking for a better view of the falls, you won't see much from down there. Unless you just enjoy the challenge, enjoy the view from the top side.

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Horsepasture River Trail
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44 Completed 15 Reviews

Awesome day, sore calves to prove it. The climb can be strenuous and maybe questionable for someone with bad knees and/or back. I met a man that was giving it all he had but he was struggling.....he hadn't given up when I came across him again on my way back out.

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Rainbow Falls Trail
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44 Completed 15 Reviews

Wonderful area to hike, well maintained trail and fortunately for me it wasn't crowded and there were plenty of photo opps. I was here a few years ago when they were establishing this area as a park and I have to say they have made it very nice.

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Rufus Morgan Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Nice short hike for those of us with small kids. Waterfall provides a break at the 1/2 way mark.

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Triple Falls Loop
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44 Completed 15 Reviews

completed this hike today, actually watched two guys kayak down the falls.....beautiful scenery even with the side show

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Appalachian Trail: Winding Stair Gap to Wayah Bald
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42 Completed 22 Reviews

A good in and out hike. Nice views. Some fallen trees. Feet got wet since recent rains created a lot of streaming water. Including a side trip to Siler Bald, the hike totaled 23.97 miles from the parking lot and back.

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