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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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Pinnacle Park
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

This is a steep and rocky one, but one of my favorites. Not far from Sylva, very easy to find

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Yellow Mountain Trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

This is a really nice hike, a great way to spend the day. The trail is well maintianed and marked although there are few places where it branches off in unexpected ways, so keep watching for the blue trail markers. Lots of nice opportunities to see some of the wild fonta and flora, and a spectacular view at the top of the mountain. Lots of ups and downs and a lot of mileage, but definitley doable in one day.

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Bakers Mountain Loop Hike
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Love this trail! Very easy to do, I did it when I was 8 months pregnant. Don't like the fact that its closed during the week and it is listed on here as having a waterfall but still great hike.

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Bakers Mountain Loop Hike
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Love this trail! Very easy to do, I did it when I was 8 months pregnant. Don't like the fact that its closed during the week and it is listed on here as having a waterfall but still great hike.

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Graveyard Fields Trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

This hike was fantastic! Our goal was to see waterfalls, and that's we saw! With two adults, a 16-year-old and a five-year-old, going to the Upper Falls was extremely challenging but so worth the few scrapes and bruises.

Our six-year-old had no interest in leaving the lower falls. Rock hopping and wading kept him going for awhile.

The trail starts with a paved road, but that's ok. The stairs back up from the lower falls kicked our butts.

We will be back!

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VanHook Glade Campground
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98 Completed 78 Reviews

21 spots and showers but SO darn noisy. FYI: very few sites will accommodate a hammock. Nothing else around camping-wise, otherwise I wouldn't dream of spending a night there. Many of the sites are RIGHT on the road, listening to trucks shifting gears all day/night.

Currently on top of Van Glade Cemetery: 57A, cool old cemetery and you get a data signal. Wish they had camping back there, a little more quiet.

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High Shoals Falls Loop Trail
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14 Completed 14 Reviews

You have two options on this loop. If you go straight up, you'll hit lots of steep steps. If you take the other section of the loop up (to the right) you'll still be climbing up, but not on steep stairs. You can then go down via the stairs and still see the waterfall and river. It's very nice and the falls are pretty.

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Craggy Pinnacle
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33 Completed 12 Reviews

I really liked this hike. It had a awesome view. We skipped the lower view and went to the top which I am glad because a couple hikers said they encountered a bear on the lower view. I talked to a park ranger later that day and she said this is a highly popularity area for bears. Thankful I didn't know this before because I may have missed some beautiful scenery. The hike was moderate but if I was in shape I would say easy. We only saw 3 people on the way up to top. It has some beautiful trees trail is very well maintained. It has a place you can sit and rest or eat lunch at the top. For nice trail!

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Hooker Falls Trail - DuPont State Forest
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33 Completed 12 Reviews

It was very crowded, there were lots of people swimming. Which is nice if thats what you like to do. Not if you like peaceful hikes. I was not impressed. Although if I would have had kids with me they would have enjoyed it. The waterfall is pretty but not as big as I thought it would be.

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Moses Cone Park - Trout Lake Carriage Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

great trail to bring friends or family on, gravel all the way but with side trails if you want something different on the way up

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