The Best Backpacking in Morganton

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

  • Little River to Upper CCC to Horseridge to Upper Falls Loop

    11.87 mi / 1896 ft gain
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  • Little River and Sawtooth Trail

    7.88 mi / 1476 ft gain
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  • Backpack to Sawtooth Campground in South Mountains SP

    8.5 mi / 1500 ft gain
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  • Hike to the Summit of Shortoff Mountain

    4.8
    4.4 mi / 1321 ft gain
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  • Camp on Shortoff Mountain in the Linville Gorge

    5.0
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  • Shortoff Mountain Trail

    4.64 mi / 1178 ft gain
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  • Linville Gorge Loop

    20.6 mi / 5259 ft gain
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  • Camp at the Chimneys in the Linville Wilderness

    5.0
    1 mi / 138 ft gain
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  • Camp in the Linville Gorge via the Pinch In Trail

    1.5 mi
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  • Hike the Rock Jock Trail

    6 mi / 700 ft gain
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  • Camp on Hawksbill Mountain

    4.8
    1.7 mi / 700 ft gain
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  • Linville River

    8.48 mi / 2021 ft gain
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  • North Harper Creek, Kawana Road, Harper Creek, and Raider Camp Creek Trail Loop

    16.44 mi / 2877 ft gain
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  • Greentown Trail

    7.53 mi / 1798 ft gain
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  • Wilson's Creek to Harper Creek

    14.03 mi / 1660 ft gain
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  • Harper Creek, Raider Camp, and Yellow Buck Mountain Trail Loop

    12.02 mi / 2418 ft gain
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