The Best Hiking in Gastonia

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

Top hiking spots in and near Gastonia

  • Gastonia, North Carolina

    Highland Rail Trail

    3.21 mi / 105 ft gain
    Highland Rail Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Gastonia, North Carolina.
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  • Gastonia, North Carolina

    Avon Creek and Catawba Creek Greenway

    3.69 mi / 138 ft gain
    Avon Creek and Catawba Creek Greenway is an out-and-back trail that is good for all skill levels located near Gastonia, North Carolina.
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  • Gastonia, North Carolina

    Backside Trail

    1.92 mi / 663 ft gain
    Backside Trail is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Gastonia, North Carolina.
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  • Gastonia, North Carolina

    Crowder Mountain via Tower Trail and Backside Trail Loop

    2.74 mi / 630 ft gain
    Crowder Mountain via Tower Trail and Backside Trail Loop is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Gastonia, North Carolina.
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  • Gastonia, North Carolina

    Backside, Rocktop, and Crowders Trail Loop

    4.41 mi / 889 ft gain
    Backside, Rocktop, and Crowders Trail Loop is a loop trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Gastonia, North Carolina.
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  • Lowell, North Carolina

    South Fork Catawba Trail

    3.84 mi / 367 ft gain
    South Fork Catawba Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Mc Adenville, North Carolina.
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  • 522 Park Office Lane, North Carolina

    Pinnacle Trail

    3.96 mi / 676 ft gain
    Pinnacle Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Kings Mountain, North Carolina.
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  • 522 Park Office Lane, North Carolina

    Rocktop Trail

    6.09 mi / 1053 ft gain
    Rocktop Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Gastonia, North Carolina.
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  • Gastonia, North Carolina

    Crowder's Trail to Rocktop Trail Loop

    5.11 mi / 771 ft gain
    Crowder's Trail to Rocktop Trail Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Kings Mountain, North Carolina.
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  • Gastonia, North Carolina

    Crowder Mountain Loop via Pinnacle Trail and Turnback Trail

    4.09 mi / 682 ft gain
    Crowder Mountain Loop via Pinnacle Trail and Turnback Trail is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Kings Mountain, North Carolina.
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  • Gastonia, North Carolina

    Hike Crowders Mountain

    4.5
    4.2 mi / 1100 ft gain
    Crowders Mountain State Park is the closest green space to downtown Charlotte and it will not disappoint. There are two peaks worth checking out: The Pinnacle and Crowders Mountain. Crowders Mountain stands at 1,600' offering incredible views of the surrounding area and on a clear day you can see...
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  • Gastonia, North Carolina

    Fern Nature Trail

    0.89 mi / 95 ft gain
    Fern Nature Trail is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Kings Mountain, North Carolina.
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  • Gastonia, North Carolina

    Shorts Lake Trail

    0.75 mi / 108 ft gain
    Shorts Lake Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Gastonia, North Carolina.
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  • Belmont, North Carolina

    Seven Oaks Preserve Trail Loop from Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

    2.79 mi / 394 ft gain
    Seven Oaks Preserve Trail Loop from Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Belmont, North Carolina.
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  • 5000 Whitewater Center Parkway, North Carolina

    North Main Trail

    1.96 mi / 338 ft gain
    North Main Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Charlotte, North Carolina.
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  • Charlotte, North Carolina

    South Main and Slalom Course

    2.77 mi / 256 ft gain
    South Main and Slalom Course is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Charlotte, North Carolina.
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