Hike Rich Mountain Loop

Rich Mountain Loop Trailhead - Search Nearby - Added by The Outbound Collective

Trek through meadows spattered with wildflowers and vibrant woods, see a historic cabin, wildlife, and a waterfall. 

Park at the Cades Cover Information Kiosk. The trailhead is just down the road from here. At 4.2 miles you'll arrive at the Rich Mountain Trail junction. Stay to the right here and continue along the Indian Grave Gap Trail. In less than two miles from here you will arrive at another junction. Turn right onto Crooked Arm Ridge Trail. On this trail you will pass by the 25-foot falls, and then you will soon reach the Rich Mountain Loop Trail. Turn left to return to the parking lot. 

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Distance

8.5 Miles RT

Elevation Gain

1736 ft Gain

Type

Loop

Activities

Hiking

Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
Scenic
Waterfall
Wildlife

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We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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