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Bakers Mountain Park

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A good hike

A moderately hard hike to the top of the mountain. You will be rewarded with a great view including... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hickory, North Carolina
Nice hiking trails

We visited this place with our children a couple of times. A great place to eat your lunch at... read more

Reviewed December 9, 2018
Taylorsville, North Carolina
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6680 Bakers Mountain Road, Hickory, NC 28602
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A moderately hard hike to the top of the mountain. You will be rewarded with a great view including Hickory. Bring a binocular.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank ronronni
Reviewed December 9, 2018

We visited this place with our children a couple of times. A great place to eat your lunch at their covered picnic tables.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jeansiestakey2015
Reviewed September 17, 2018

This park has several trails, all color coded. Stop by the information board to get a map. The view from the observation platform is breathtaking!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Ronni S
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Bakers Mountain has much to offer. One can find some history while on the trail. The hike will be rewarded with a spectacular view.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Fritzdog22
Reviewed August 15, 2018

We took our three kids, ages 9,7 and 5 for our first hike after moving to North Carolina from Illinois. I read others reviews and looked at the trails ahead of time, and also stopped to ask Sal (the ranger) his recommendation for the right...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank jahendricker
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

I took my grand kids ages 7, 11, 14, 18, the hike was a bit much for me and the 7 year old even though it's listed as moderate, the view at top is very nice and the water fall was to but it's not...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank kconor09
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

This is a great park for hiking and picnicking. There is a sign in place to register vehicle and family in the park. I like this safety measure so you know someone will look for you at closing time. There are open restrooms and a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank maryhY1920XY
Reviewed March 6, 2018

Short drive out to Hickory for a short hike. There are multiple trails here, so you can choose how long or short of a hike you would like to conquer. We only had a couple of hours so we took one of the shorter ones....More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank FerdinanddelToro
Reviewed January 3, 2018

Many in our club go to Bakers Mountain Oark regularly. Well maintined trails and park. Adequate parking. Helpful rangers at office. Clean bathrooms. The hike to the top can be moderate to strenuous depending on your skill level., but it's not a long hike. There...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank RSJCJr
Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

We had a big hike and wore the almost 3 yr old and pup out! Trails are rugged, wear appropriate shoes. Nice views and birding. Found cool rocks and saw animal tracks but didn't see any. Quiet, not many people, ranger was super nice and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank SOJS
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