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Birkhead Mtn Wilderness

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One of the most beautiful places in NC

Great for hikers! The Uwharrie Mountains are gorgeous any time of year. Try not to get lost as you... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2019
Edward B
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Asheboro, North Carolina, United States
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trailhead needs to be more prominent

a little hard to find, but a great place to hike they have maps of the trail in a little box at the... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
rick w
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Cedar Falls, North Carolina
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Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

Great for hikers! The Uwharrie Mountains are gorgeous any time of year. Try not to get lost as you discover the many wonders of nature this area has to offer!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Edward B
Reviewed July 9, 2018

a little hard to find, but a great place to hike they have maps of the trail in a little box at the trail head and the trail is marked with paint on the trees the hike is relatively easy and a good length. keep...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank rick w
Reviewed February 9, 2018

This is a great place to take a hike. We took our dog and the trails were well marked and used, but we didn't run across a lot of people....perfect! We really enjoyed the experience.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed January 14, 2018

This is a great hike to stretch out you legs. Not a lot of elevation gains , but you can get in a lot of miles. Would be perfect for trial running. Plenty of room to pass other hikers. A really nice area to visit....More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank 256richarda256
Reviewed March 31, 2017

One of Randolph County's best secrets is the Birkhead Mountain National Wilderness Area. I hike in wilderness, with my family and/or dog, numerous times each month (except during hunting season). The trails are easy to follow and provide peace and beauty in every season. With...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Dmaerz
Reviewed February 6, 2017 via mobile

This is a really great place to go hiking. The trails are not too difficult and there are several to try. It's always nice, but if you go during the week you won't usually find many people. It's nice to be there in the middle...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Sandra D
Reviewed November 27, 2016

This is a really fun hiking location. There is a really good loop that took me about 3.5 hrs with my dog. The trail meanders across streams and up to hill tops over looking valleys in the distance. The trail was very well marked with...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Cinc H
Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

One of Randolph County, NC, crown jewels and best kept secrets. True wilderness area with miles of well blazed trails and primitive campsites. One of the better known trailheads is near Tot Hill Farms close to the Asheboro Airport. Happy hiking.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Karen A
Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I enjoy the outdoors so this is always a fun place for us to visit and of course you always see something new in nature when you go . I will admit although the trails are color coded make sure you have...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank christinaw841
Reviewed January 12, 2016 via mobile

Decent hiking, super fun road to get to the parking lot (hope you have an SUV!), but the biggest thing missing is signage. Would be lovely to have a map and better markers. Terrain wasn't overly difficult, and our 5 year old was able to...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank jenbjin
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