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This is a rather vigorous hike that ends at the very top of the mountain with 360 views showing the Linville Ridge as well as other areas of the high country. Would highly recommend taking this trail. Somewhat rigorous but well worth the effort. One...More
We loved this hike. The last part of the hike was very uphill, but our (just turned) 4 year old managed it with no problems. The 9 and 11 year old also had no trouble. The views from the top were amazing. If you have...More
This is one of the best hikes I’ve done in the area between Linville and Boone. It’s spectacular. It’s not at all easy on you or your car to get to the vistas that will reward, but man is it worth the trip. After a...More
This trail is a nice steady uphill climb, bring a walking stick. It's a very clear trail walking amongst the woods until you see the clearing to an incredible view! It will take about 20 minutes each way plus however many hours you want to...More
This was a great hike. The trail was well worn and easy to follow. I am an active 71 year old and had to take four short catch my breath stops on the way up but it was not overly strenuous. The payoff at the...More
Wonderful short hike with a reward of expansive gorge views! 90 mile views, large open granite outcropping that handles crowds well. Last short section fairly steep and worth it! Beauty at 4,000 feet that should be on anyone's list of fav hikes!
After totally getting lost, we were finally able to find Hawksbill Mountain (FYI take a right at Ginger cake road and stay on the road to the left, and you'll eventually find it!) The hike itself is moderate--we were able to climb it quickly to...More
We hiked this trail in the late morning and had an enjoyable time-except for the swarm of bugs at the very top that prevented us from going to the outer edges. The views were spectacular and you could see for miles and miles on this...More