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The Best Hiking in Newland

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

Top hiking spots in and near Newland

  • Newland, North Carolina

    Hike to Little Hump Mountain

    10.8 mi / 2437 ft gain
    Just before reaching Yellow Gap, note a Forest Service Road to your left. This takes you to the "Barn", an old barn that has been converted into an Appalachian Trail shelter. Continue north on Overmountain Trail for another few hundred feet, and you will reach Yellow Gap and the junction with the...
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  • Linville, North Carolina

    Flat Rock Trail

    0.7 mi / 118 ft gain
    Flat Rock Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Linville, North Carolina.
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  • Linville, North Carolina

    Hike the Flat Rock Trail (NC)

    0.6 mi
    Flat Rock Trail is located off the Blue Ridge Parkway at milepost 308. There is a pull-off from the Parkway with a sign designating the location. There are several picnic tables around the pull-off, but I would recommend taking your lunch up to Flat Rock. The wide, clear trail is practically flat...
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  • Newland, North Carolina

    Sugar Mountain Ski Area

    3.12 mi / 1243 ft gain
    Sugar Mountain Ski Area is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Banner Elk, North Carolina.
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  • Linville, North Carolina

    Mile High Swinging Bridge

    0.78 mi / 236 ft gain
    Mile High Swinging Bridge is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Linville, North Carolina.
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  • Linville, North Carolina

    Grandfather Mountain Trail

    4.26 mi / 1165 ft gain
    Grandfather Mountain Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Linville, North Carolina.
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  • Linville, North Carolina

    Raven Rocks Loop

    1.94 mi / 479 ft gain
    Raven Rocks Loop is a loop trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Linville, North Carolina.
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  • Newland, North Carolina

    Beacon Heights Trail

    0.71 mi / 105 ft gain
    Beacon Heights Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Collettsville, North Carolina.
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  • Linville, North Carolina

    Explore Beacon Heights on the Blue Ridge Parkway

    5.0
    0.5 mi / 200 ft gain
    Beacon Heights is the perfect hike when you're on the Blue Ridge Parkway near Linville and Grandfather Mountain, Milepost 305.2. The trail is a steady climb uphill for less than a half mile. The last section being fairly steep and rocky. Once at the top, there are several rock outcroppings, but...
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  • Linville, North Carolina

    Hike to Rough Ridge on the Tanawha Trail from Beacon Heights

    5.0
    8.2 mi
    If you're feeling frisky, set your alarm for the early am and park at the Beacon Heights Parking area about 30 minutes before dawn. Put on your head lamp and hike the short trip to Beacon Heights, bask in the glory of the warm morning sun, then head back down and connect with the Tanawha Trail. A...
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  • Linville, North Carolina

    Black Rock Nature Trail

    1.76 mi / 312 ft gain
    Black Rock Nature Trail is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Linville, North Carolina.
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  • Seven Devils, North Carolina

    Calloway Peak via Profile Trail

    7.11 mi / 2493 ft gain
    Calloway Peak via Profile Trail is an out-and-back trail with waterfall views located near Banner Elk, North Carolina in Grandfather Mountain State Park.
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  • Linville, North Carolina

    Yancey Ridge Trail

    13.88 mi / 3094 ft gain
    Yancey Ridge Trail is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Collettsville, North Carolina.
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  • Linville, North Carolina

    Stack Rock to Wilson Creek via Tanawha Trail

    3.41 mi / 295 ft gain
    Stack Rock to Wilson Creek via Tanawha Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Linville, North Carolina.
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  • Linville, North Carolina

    Profile Trail to Calloway Peak

    5.0
    6.2 mi / 2300 ft gain
    If you're looking for a challenge and hoping to escape the crowds at Grandfather Mountain, this is the hike for you.  Climbing up the back side of the mountain (opposite the famed mile-high swinging bridge) this trail is fee-free and easy-to-access with its own parking lot.  The trail, marked w...
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  • Linville, North Carolina

    Linn Cove Viaduct Via Tanawha Trail

    0.82 mi / 95 ft gain
    Linn Cove Viaduct Via Tanawha Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Linville, North Carolina.
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