Top Spots

Purple Martin Greenway

Rutherfordton, North Carolina

3.47 mi / 259 ft gain

ICC Trail System Blue West Trail

Spindale, North Carolina

0.86 mi / 16 ft gain

Weed Patch Mountain Trail

Lake Lure, North Carolina

15.64 mi / 4078 ft gain

Buffalo Creek Park Trail

Lake Lure, North Carolina

2.93 mi / 830 ft gain

Party Rock Trail

Lake Lure, North Carolina

2.31 mi / 994 ft gain

Hike to Party Rock

Lake Lure, North Carolina

4.5
2.4 mi / 1549 ft gain

Rumbling Bald Loop Trail

Lake Lure, North Carolina

1.38 mi / 387 ft gain

Boulder at Rumbling Bald

Lake Lure, North Carolina

4.5
1.5 mi

Four Seasons Trail to Hickory Nut Falls

Lake Lure, North Carolina

2.24 mi / 984 ft gain

Places to stay

Union Mills, North Carolina

Happy Tales Campsite

From $108 / night

1033 Rainbow Rapids Road, North Carolina

Hidden Cove | Riverside Opulence | Pool & Hot Tub

From $324 / night

35.4764091,-82.1251976, North Carolina

1.5-Acre Retreat Near Lake Lure - Loft & Big Yard

From $125 / night

Lake Lure, North Carolina

Riverside Cabin Retreat with Hot Tub - Near Lake

From $152 / night

Rumbling Bald Resort Getaway | Golf Course Views

From $139 / night

339 Chipmonk Trail, North Carolina

Lure Me Inn | Hot Tub, Lake & Mountain Views

From $254 / night

Guides and stories

5 Awesome Trail to Town Adventures Near Asheville, NC

Erin McGrady

Part II: Exploring the Blue Ridge Parkway Near Asheville - South

Erin McGrady

Part I: Exploring the Blue Ridge Parkway near Asheville - North

Erin McGrady

6 Urban Parks in Asheville, North Carolina

Erin McGrady

Exploring the Blue Ridge Parkway on the Way to Asheville, NC

Clayton Getsinger

13 Reasons You Should Make Greenville, SC Your Next Adventure Destination

Erin McGrady

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