The Best Backpacking in Lake Toxaway

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Top backpacking spots in and near Lake Toxaway

  • Lake Toxaway, North Carolina

    Panthertown Backcountry Loop

    7.89 mi / 906 ft gain
    Panthertown Backcountry Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Glenville, North Carolina.
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  • Glenville, North Carolina

    Mac's Gap to Devil's Elbow and Panthertown Valley Loop Trail

    8.27 mi / 1263 ft gain
    Mac's Gap to Devil's Elbow and Panthertown Valley Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Glenville, North Carolina.
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  • Cashiers, North Carolina

    Foothills Trail: Whitewater River

    4.87 mi / 951 ft gain
    Foothills Trail: Whitewater River is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Sapphire, North Carolina.
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  • Cashiers, North Carolina

    Foothills Trail A8 - A9

    9.36 mi / 1844 ft gain
    Foothills Trail A8 - A9 is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Cashiers, North Carolina.
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  • Cashiers, North Carolina

    Foothills Trail: Whitewater Falls to Oconee State Park

    26.83 mi / 3661 ft gain
    Foothills Trail: Whitewater Falls to Oconee State Park is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Sapphire, North Carolina.
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  • Sunset, South Carolina

    Foothills National Recreation Trail: Rocky Bottom to Table Rock State Park

    13.45 mi / 3117 ft gain
    Foothills National Recreation Trail: Rocky Bottom to Table Rock State Park is a point-to-point trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Pickens, South Carolina.
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  • Sunset, South Carolina

    Sassafras Mountain via NC 178

    8.36 mi / 2326 ft gain
    Sassafras Mountain via NC 178 is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Sunset, South Carolina.
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  • Sunset, South Carolina

    Hike to Virginia Hawkins Falls (Double Falls)

    4.7 mi
    A moderate to advanced 4.7 hike has many stairs and a lot of ascents and descents along the way. The hike may not be the easiest but the pay off is worth it. The trail is easily marked so no need to worry about getting lost. 
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  • Sunset, South Carolina

    Sassafras Mountain to Pinnacle Lake

    9.38 mi / 1073 ft gain
    Sassafras Mountain to Pinnacle Lake is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Sunset, South Carolina.
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  • Brevard, North Carolina

    Pilot Mountain and Sassafras Knob Loop

    6.89 mi / 2156 ft gain
    Pilot Mountain and Sassafras Knob Loop is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Balsam Grove, North Carolina.
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  • Tamassee, South Carolina

    Foothills Trail - A9 to A11

    6.64 mi / 653 ft gain
    Foothills Trail - A9 to A11 is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Mountain Rest, South Carolina.
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  • Cashiers, North Carolina

    Ellicott's Rock via Bad Creek Trail

    6.58 mi / 1211 ft gain
    Ellicott's Rock via Bad Creek Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Cashiers, North Carolina.
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  • Canton, North Carolina

    Green Knob via MST

    4.0
    9.08 mi / 1368 ft gain
    Although not as popular as neighboring Shining Rock Wilderness, the Middle Prong Wilderness is equally as beautiful and typically half as crowded. This hike, mostly along the Mountain to Sea trail, leads through forests of oak, birch, spruce and fir trees, along a babbling brook, past waterfalls,...
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  • Canton, North Carolina

    Balsam Range Little Sam Knob Loop Trail

    8.75 mi / 1385 ft gain
    Balsam Range Little Sam Knob Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Canton, North Carolina.
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  • Tamassee, South Carolina

    East Fork Trail

    4.15 mi / 417 ft gain
    East Fork Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Mountain Rest, South Carolina.
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  • Brevard, North Carolina

    Butter Gap to Art Loeb to Davidson River Trail Loop

    11.52 mi / 1906 ft gain
    Butter Gap to Art Loeb to Davidson River Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Brevard, North Carolina.
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