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Looking Glass Rock Trail

Brevard, NC

Looking Glass Rock Trail is a 5.3 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Brevard, NC that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

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Looking Glass Rock Trail
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Well maintained and well marked trail. Pretty steady uphill for the entirety. The forest is beautiful and lush.

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Cat Gap Loop Trail
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Nice day and nice trail. Took the John Rock options as well.

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Looking Glass Rock Trail
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A well marked trail, that I would rate as more moderate than difficult. The views at the summit were well worth the trip.

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Looking Glass Rock Trail
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Trail was is great shape. The climb is pretty much a steady rate so not too tough. As you near the top the path becomes more rocky but never too difficult. The payoff is fantastic. Great views all around. The sloping granite top is easy enough to get around on. Several good spots to sit and take in the views.

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Looking Glass Rock Trail
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Loved this hike. Has some of the best views, and at the end (if you choose) you can drive over to the waterfall and have a nice look at that. Will upload some pics.

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Looking Glass Rock Trail
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Good hike... Outstanding view!!!

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Looking Glass Rock Trail
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nice hike. went on a weekday and barely saw anyone else. it was awesome. the view from the top was incredible.

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Cat Gap Loop Trail
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I really like this trail, it was 5 miles round trip the way that we went via Cat Gap Loop trail , then a short spur to johns rock. There was good bit of uphill I won't lie but it was worth it. This was probably one of the best views that I have ever seen around this area.

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Coontree Gap
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Daniel Ridge
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Trail itself is not majorly eventful however, in the fall, it's a really pretty hike! The colors are beautiful and Daniel Ridge Waterfall is wonderful! I thoroughly love the waterfall, especially after alot of rain. Quite surprising to see a waterfall of that size on this hiking trail. *side note - The trail head area where there is an old iron bridge has a wonderful creek and is a great place to camp!