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The Best Backpacking in Franklin

Looking for the best backpacking in Franklin? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Franklin. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top backpacking spots in and near Franklin

  • Asheboro, North Carolina

    Robbins Branch, Birkhead Mountain and Hannah's Creek Trail Loop

    6.69 mi / 584 ft gain
    Robbins Branch, Birkhead Mountain and Hannah's Creek Trail Loop is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Asheboro, North Carolina.
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  • Troy, North Carolina

    Lick Mountain via Uwharrie and Dutchman's Creek Loop

    9.24 mi / 1171 ft gain
    Lick Mountain via Uwharrie and Dutchman's Creek Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Mount Gilead, North Carolina.
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  • Troy, North Carolina

    Uwharrie and Dutchman's Creek Loop

    15.42 mi / 1955 ft gain
    Uwharrie and Dutchman's Creek Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Troy, North Carolina.
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  • Mount Gilead, North Carolina

    Dutchman's Creek Trail, Uwharrie NF

    3.3
    11.31 mi / 1407 ft gain
    This hike starts with mellow terrain changes allowing you to get a feel for the trail. For the first 5 miles you will have one or two steep inclines that take a toll on the calf muscles. The remaining 6 miles include a more difficult terrain including a section of the hike called Hallucination Hi...
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