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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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Coontree Gap
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25 Completed 3 Reviews

This was always my quick get away hike-it was a good cardio but close to town There are too many people in the summer but in the off season it was perfect for a busy mom. Saw my first bear on this hike.

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Canebrake Trail - Gorges State Park
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34 Completed 28 Reviews

This one is off of Frozen Creek Road. The first two miles aren't that scenic or pleasant; there's a lot of big gravel stones to walk over on the logging road. As you keep going downhill, it gets more interesting and woodsy. The reward is getting down to the lake. It took me an hour and forty to go down, but it took 2 hours and 30 minutes to get back up. I was tired by the time I reached the lake and it was slow going going back up.

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Looking Glass Rock Trail
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3 Completed 2 Reviews

Hope you like switch backs.

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Slick Rock Falls Trail
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13 Completed 11 Reviews

not much of a waterfall but could be nice after a good rain. I saw the falls then took off on the trail to bottom of looking glass rock which is a nice trail with a couple switchbacks.

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Caney Bottom
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13 Completed 11 Reviews

a cool little walk in the woods. i did the loop with no problems & nice waterfall at the end.

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Pilot Mountain
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25 Completed 11 Reviews

Pilot - This trail is super techy (not for beginners).....rocks and boulders everywhere, mean and narrow switchbacks with drops into big rock gardens. This trail has some fast areas but most of the downhill run will be a bit slow due to the amount of rocks, boulders and rock gardens in your path. Pads are strongly suggested for this run..maybe even a full-face helmet (suggested but not needed). Be carefull of the switchbacks on this trail some of then come up on you quick, they're usually narrow and right on a ledge that will drop you off of the side of the mountain.

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Farlow Gap
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25 Completed 11 Reviews

This is a mean decent on a mountain bike. Techy, fast, steep.....and depending on the conditions it could be nice and dry or super slick and dangerous. Make sure your brakes work well before heading down this trail...I'm serious!

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Daniel Ridge
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25 Completed 11 Reviews

Did this loop both ways, you can't go wrong either way. One side is super techy on the downhill as you will have lots of medium, small drops with lots of rocks in your path. The other way down is a bit faster and steeper. You will definitely be walking your bike up portions of this trail no matter which way you go.

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Daniel Ridge
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13 Completed 11 Reviews

A very good workout trail. I went clockwise & glad i did, a little steep in places but to bad & some cool looking camp sites along the way. Pretty cool waterfall at the end!

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Cat Gap Loop
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13 Completed 11 Reviews

my fav. trail so far, an awesome forest & river. The view from john rock was wonderful & exciting. Not to hard of a climb and a good work out.

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