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The Best Backpacking in Clyde

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Top backpacking spots in and near Clyde

  • Canton, North Carolina

    Cold Mountain via Art Loeb Trail

    9.94 mi / 2818 ft gain
    Cold Mountain via Art Loeb Trail is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Canton, North Carolina.
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  • Waynesville, North Carolina

    Caldwell Fork Loop

    16.85 mi / 3714 ft gain
    Caldwell Fork Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Waynesville, North Carolina.
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  • Waynesville, North Carolina

    Hemphill Bald via Caldwell Fork Trail

    16.2 mi / 3481 ft gain
    Hemphill Bald via Caldwell Fork Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Waynesville, North Carolina.
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  • Canton, North Carolina

    Mountains-to-Sea Trail: Pisgah Inn to 276

    12.58 mi / 2480 ft gain
    Mountains-to-Sea Trail: Pisgah Inn to 276 is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Pisgah Forest, North Carolina.
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  • Sylva, North Carolina

    Fort Ridge Overlook to Waterrock Knob

    5.36 mi / 1352 ft gain
    Fort Ridge Overlook to Waterrock Knob is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Sylva, North Carolina.
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  • Canton, North Carolina

    Old Butt Knob - Big East Fork Loop

    11.81 mi / 3268 ft gain
    Old Butt Knob - Big East Fork Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Canton, North Carolina.
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  • Canton, North Carolina

    Shining Rock via Shining Creek Trail

    4.3
    8.69 mi / 2569 ft gain
    There are several ways to access the Shining Rock Wilderness Area, but go for the main trail head off of Hwy 276. The trail is split by the Pigeon River, providing a seemingly infinite combinations of trails and routes, keeping in mind that this area intersects often with the well known Art Lobe ...
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  • Canton, North Carolina

    Big East Fork Trail

    6.72 mi / 1319 ft gain
    Big East Fork Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Canton, North Carolina.
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  • Canton, North Carolina

    Big East Fork and Art Loeb Loop

    18.2 mi / 3953 ft gain
    Big East Fork and Art Loeb Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Canton, North Carolina.
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  • Waynesville, North Carolina

    Pretty Hollow Gap Trail

    11.27 mi / 2533 ft gain
    Pretty Hollow Gap Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Waynesville, North Carolina.
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  • Sylva, North Carolina

    Blackrock Mountain and The Pinnacle

    10.38 mi / 2894 ft gain
    Blackrock Mountain and The Pinnacle is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Sylva, North Carolina.
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  • Waynesville, North Carolina

    Little Cataloochee Trail

    10.54 mi / 2379 ft gain
    Little Cataloochee Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Waynesville, North Carolina.
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  • Canton, North Carolina

    Cold Mountain via Ivestor Gap, East Little Fork, and Art Loeb

    22.3 mi / 4619 ft gain
    Cold Mountain via Ivestor Gap, East Little Fork, and Art Loeb is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Canton, North Carolina.
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  • Canton, North Carolina

    Sam Knob and Flat Laurel Creek Loop

    4.9
    3.84 mi / 807 ft gain
    This is one of my favorite quick "getaway" loops in the Pisgah Ranger District. Turn onto Black Balsam Knob Road (Mile Marker 420 on the Blue Ridge Parkway) go until you reach a dead end and park at the parking lot. You'll see the Sam Knob trail to the right of the public bathrooms. From there, i...
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  • Canton, North Carolina

    Shining Rock Wilderness Loop via Art Loeb Trail

    9.83 mi / 1273 ft gain
    Shining Rock Wilderness Loop via Art Loeb Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Canton, North Carolina.
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  • Canton, North Carolina

    Sam's Knob and Little Sam Loop

    9.45 mi / 1673 ft gain
    Sam's Knob and Little Sam Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Pisgah Forest, North Carolina.
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