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Grandfather Mountain State Park

Grandfather Mountain is 2,456-acre state park, offering amazing biodiversity and scenic views. By visiting the park you’ll enjoy a variety of activities such as native wildlife exhibits and the famous Mile High Swinging Bridge. Park Infos State: North Carolina Acreage: 2,456-acre Directions From Boone, take Rd 105 South to Profile Trail Parking area. More Trails near Boone, NC  Best Hiking Trails near Boone, NC Gear For This Park Boone features warm and temperate climate and has a significant amount of rainfall during the year. So, take plenty of water, and bring hiking rain jacket with good hiking boots. The LifeStraw…

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Rough Ridge Hike via Tanawha Trail

Rough Ridge Hike is 3.6 miles out and back trail that features wildlife, beautiful rock outcroppings and great views of Grandfather Mountain. Trail Details Area Blue Ridge Parkway Difficulty moderate Distance: 3.6 mi Elevation gain: 738 ft Type: Out & Back Parking fee: Directions From Boone, take Rd 221 South to Blowing Rock. At this point continue taking Rd 221 by turning right to Blue Ridge Parkway. The trail begins at Linn Cove Viaduct Visitor Center. Gear For This Hike Boone features warm and temperate climate and has a significant amount of rainfall during the year. So, take plenty of…

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Grandfather Mountain Trail

The Grandfather Mountain Trail is a 3.9 miles out and back trail located near Linville. This trail is rated as difficult and features beautiful wild flowers, bird watching and scenic views. Trail Details Area Grandfather Mountain State Park Difficulty hard Distance: 3.9 mi Elevation gain: 1,574 ft Type: Out & Back Directions From Boone, take Rd 105 South to Profile Trail Parking area. More Trails near Boone, NC  Best Hiking Trails near Boone, NC Gear For This Hike Boone features warm and temperate climate and has a significant amount of rainfall during the year. So, take plenty of water, and…

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Crabtree Falls Trail

Crabtree Falls Trail is a 2.6 mile loop trail located on the Blue Ridge Parkway south of Linville Falls. This trail features forest, wild flowers, foliage and a 70 foot cascading waterfall. Trail Details Area Blue Ridge Parkway Difficulty moderate Distance: 2.6 mi Elevation gain: 577 ft Type: Loop Parking fee: Directions The Crabtree Falls Trail is located south Boone on Blue Ridge Parkway. Gear For This Hike Boone features warm and temperate climate and has a significant amount of rainfall during the year. So, take plenty of water, and bring hiking rain jacket with good hiking boots. The LifeStraw…

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Elk Knob Summit Trail

Elk Knob Summit Trail is 3.8 miles hike, in north Boone, which features best views in the Boone area county. Reaching Elk Knob Summit is great family adventure hike weather in April snow or even after. Trail Details Area Elk Knob State Park Difficulty moderate Distance: 3.8 mi Elevation gain: 961 ft Type: Out & Back Parking fee: Directions From Boone, take Rd 194 North to Meat Camp Rd. The trail is located on Elk Knob State Park Gear For This Hike Boone features warm and temperate climate and has a significant amount of rainfall during the year. So, take…

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Glen Burney Falls Trail

Glen Burney Falls is a 2.3 miles out and back trail located near Blowing Rock that features waterfall. Trail Details Area Pisgah National Forest Difficulty moderate Distance: 2.3 mi Elevation gain: 666 ft Type: Out & Back Parking fee: Directions From Boone, take Rd 221 South to Blowing Rock. The trail begins at Annie Cannon Gardens. Gear For This Hike Boone features warm and temperate climate and has a significant amount of rainfall during the year. So, take plenty of water, and bring hiking rain jacket with good hiking boots. The LifeStraw is a hand-held personal water purification system very…

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Price Lake Loop Trail

Located south of Boone, the Price Lake Loop is 2.2 miles trail that circles the beautiful Price Lake, it’s good for anyone and offers beautiful views. Trail Details Area Julian Price Memorial Park Difficulty easy Distance: 2.2 mi Elevation gain: 72 ft Type: Loop Directions From Boone, take Rd 221 South to Blowing Rock. At this point continue taking Rd 221 by turning right to Blue Ridge Parkway. The trail begins at the Price Lake Overlook located in the Julian Price Memorial Park. More Trails near Boone, NC  Best Hiking Trails near Boone, NC Gear For This Hike Boone features…

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