Hiking and Backpacking in North Carolina

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Destination Name Management Miles Nearby City Begin Date End Date
Greenland Creek Falls Campsite Greenland Creek Falls Nantahala National Forest 2.2 Cashiers 11/25/22 11/25/22
Greenland Creek Falls Greenland Creek Falls Nantahala National Forest 2.2 Cashiers 11/24/22 11/24/22
Snowbird Gap Snowbird Gap (via Wayah Gap) Nantahala National Forest 3.6 Franklin 02/26/22 02/27/22
Rainbow Falls Trailhead Horsepasture River (via Grassy Ridge Trailhead) Gorges State Park 6.0 Cashiers 01/21/22 01/21/22
Schoolhouse Falls (via Cold Mountain Gap) Schoolhouse Falls (via Cold Mountain Gap) Nantahala National Forest 2.6 Sapphire 01/20/22 01/20/22
Four Mile Creek Greenway Four Mile Creek Greenway Mecklenburg County 2.3 Matthews 06/20/21 06/20/21
Middle Warden Falls Middle Warden Falls Nantahala National Forest 3.8 Cashiers 01/02/21 01/02/21
Meadow Ridge Meadow Ridge Lake Toxaway Resort 1.0 Lake Toxaway 08/09/20 08/09/20
Round Bald Round Bald Pisgah National Forest 3.0 Roan Mountain 05/17/19 05/17/19
McDonald Ridge (via Wayah Gap) McDonald Ridge (via Wayah Gap) Nantahala National Forest 7.0 Franklin 02/09/19 02/10/19
McDonald Ridge to Wayah Bald McDonald Ridge to Wayah Bald Nantahala National Forest 2.2 Franklin 04/28/18 04/29/18
Newton Bald Newton Bald Great Smoky Mountains National Park 10.6 Cherokee 01/27/17 01/28/17
Bambi's Forrest Bambi's Forrest Lake Toxaway Resort 0.8 Lake Toxaway 01/14/17 01/14/17
Middle Warden Falls Middle Warden Falls Nantahala National Forest 3.8 Cashiers 07/03/15 07/04/15
Bly Gap Bly Gap Appalachian Trail Conservancy 6.2 Hiawassee 01/31/15 02/01/15
Sapphire River Walk Sapphire River Walk Sapphire Valley Resort 1.0 Sapphire 11/28/14 11/28/14
French Broad River French Broad River Asheville Outdoor Center 15.5 Asheville 06/20/14 06/22/14
Ice Water Springs (to Smokemont) Ice Water Springs (to Smokemont) Great Smoky Mountains National Park 11.5 Cherokee 01/11/14 01/12/14
Stratton Bald (via Beech Gap) Stratton Bald (via Beech Gap) Joyce Kilmer Slickrock Creek Wilderness 3.3 Robbinsville 10/26/13 10/27/13
Horsepasture River (via Grassy Ridge Trailhead) Horsepasture River (via Grassy Ridge Trailhead) Gorges State Park 6.0 Sapphire 10/13/13 10/13/13
Long Branch Long Branch Nantahala National Forest 5.6 Franklin 02/02/13 02/03/13
Cosby Knob Cosby Knob Great Smoky Mountains National Park 7.4 Cosby 01/12/13 01/13/13
Kingfisher Trail Kingfisher Trail McDowell Nature Preserve 0.9 Charlotte 10/07/12 10/07/12
Fontana Lake - Mile 79 Campsite Fontana Lake - Mile 79 Campsite Nantahala National Forest 4.0 Fontana Village 04/21/12 04/22/12
Mt. Collins Shelter Mt. Collins Shelter Great Smoky Mountains National Park 10.0 Cherokee 01/21/12 01/22/12
Buzzard Rock Buzzard Rock Latta Plantation 0.6 Huntersville 05/30/11 05/31/11
Trail to Great Wall (Panthertown) Great Wall Nantahala National Forest 6.9 Cashiers 05/21/11 05/21/11
Great Smoky Mountains - Kephart Shelter Great Smoky Mountains - Kephart Shelter Great Smoky Mountains National Park 4.0 Cherokee 12/18/10 12/19/10
Schoolhouse Falls Schoolhouse Falls Nantahala National Forest 2.6 Cashiers 08/01/10 08/01/10
Devil's Elbow Devil's Elbow Nantahala National Forest 3.8 Cashiers 06/05/10 06/05/10
Great Smoky Mountains - Campsite #74 Great Smoky Mountains - Campsite #74 Great Smoky Mountains National Park 6.6 Bryson City 05/22/10 05/23/10
Great Smoky Mountains - Deep Creek Great Smoky Mountains - Deep Creek Great Smoky Mountains National Park 14.3 Cherokee 03/27/10 03/28/10
Rock Gap Rock Gap Nantahala National Forest 0.3 Franklin 01/30/10 01/31/10
Cigars At Middle Warden Falls Middle Warden Falls Nantahala National Forest 3.8 Cashiers 05/30/09 05/31/09
Great Smoky Mountains - Indian Creek Falls Great Smoky Mountains - Indian Creek Falls Great Smoky Mountains National Park 1.5 Bryson City 01/01/09 01/01/09
Lake Jocassee Lake Jocassee Gorges State Park 10.5 Redman 08/30/08 08/31/08
Hogback Mountain Hogback Mountain Nantahala National Forest 6.2 Cashiers 04/12/08 04/12/08
Mcmullen Creek Mcmullen Creek Mecklenburg County Park & Rec 2.0 Pineville 03/08/08 03/08/08
Great Smoky Mountains - Charlie's Bunion (via Smokemont) Great Smoky Mountains - Charlie's Bunion (via Smokemont) Great Smoky Mountains National Park 10.4 Cherokee 02/22/08 02/24/08
Rufus Morgan Shelter Rufus Morgan Shelter Nantahala National Forest 1.6 Wesser 01/01/08 01/01/08
Harper's Creek Harper's Creek Pisgah National Forest 4.0 Morganton 10/28/07 10/28/07
Panthertown Creek (via Cold Mountain Gap) Panthertown Creek (via Cold Mountain Gap) Nantahala National Forest 2.5 Cashiers 03/24/07 03/25/07
Greenland Creek Falls Greenland Creek Falls Nantahala National Forest 2.2 Cashiers 01/20/07 01/20/07
Appletree Creek Appletree Creek Nantahala National Forest 4.4 Wesser 12/31/06 12/31/06
Juney Whank Falls Loop Juney Whank Falls Loop Great Smoky Mountains National Park 0.7 Bryson City 12/30/06 12/30/06
Trail to Middle Warden Falls Middle Warden Falls Nantahala National Forest 3.8 Cashiers 06/10/06 06/11/06
Cataloochee Valley Cataloochee Valley Great Smoky Mountains National Park 30.8 Cherokee 01/13/06 01/15/06
Triple Falls And High Falls Triple Falls And High Falls DuPont State Forest 2.4 Brevard 09/10/05 09/11/05
Nantahala River (via Nantahala Wesser Campground) Nantahala River (via Nantahala Wesser Campground) Nantahala National Forest 8.0 Wesser 07/29/05 07/31/05
Middle Warden Falls Rainstorm Middle Warden Falls Nantahala National Forest 3.8 Cashiers, NC 07/02/05 07/03/05
Upper Falls Upper Falls South Mountain State Park 3.0 Connelly Springs 03/18/05 03/19/05
Great Smoky Mountains - Alum Cave Great Smoky Mountains - Alum Cave Great Smoky Mountains National Park 28.6 02/03/05 02/03/05
Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Mount Leconte Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Mount Leconte Great Smoky Mountains National Park 32.2 Gatlinburg 02/03/05 02/06/05
Joyce Kilmer - Slickrock Creek - Slickrock Creek Trail Joyce Kilmer - Slickrock Creek - Slickrock Creek Trail Joyce Kilmer Slickrock Creek Wilderness 9.6 Robbinsville 08/07/04 08/08/04
Bearwallow Falls Bearwallow Falls Gorges State Park 3.2 Cashiers 04/04/04 04/04/04
Great Smoky Mountains - Mount Cammerer Great Smoky Mountains - Mount Cammerer Great Smoky Mountains National Park 33.4 01/16/04 01/16/04
Great Smoky Mountains - Mount Sterling Great Smoky Mountains - Mount Sterling Great Smoky Mountains National Park 21.7 Waynesville 01/16/04 01/18/04
Cold Mountain Cold Mountain Pisgah National Forest 10.4 Brevard 01/06/04 01/07/04
Big Green Mountain Big Green Mountain Nantahala National Forest 6.2 Lake Toxaway 11/15/03 11/15/03
Granny Burrell Falls Granny Burrell Falls Nantahala National Forest 6.8 Cashiers 07/26/03 07/27/03
Panthertown Creek (via Salt Rock Gap) Panthertown Creek (via Salt Rock Gap) Nantahala National Forest 4.2 Cashiers 07/13/03 07/13/03
Middle Warden Falls Middle Warden Falls Nantahala National Forest 3.8 Cashiers 05/31/03 06/01/03
Great Smoky Mountains - Gregory Bald Great Smoky Mountains - Gregory Bald Great Smoky Mountains National Park 38.7 Fontana Village 01/11/03 01/13/03
Whiteside Mountain Whiteside Mountain Nantahala National Forest 2.0 Highlands 11/29/02 11/29/02
Ray Fisher Place Campsite Ray Fisher Place Campsite Gorges State Park 8.2 Saphirre 08/24/02 08/25/02
Siler Ridge (via Wayah Gap) Siler Ridge (via Wayah Gap) Nantahala National Forest 3.8 Franklin 06/15/02 06/16/02
Cheoah Bald Cheoah Bald Nantahala National Forest 34.6 Wesser 01/26/02 01/28/02
Yellow Mountain Yellow Mountain Nantahala National Forest 9.4 Highlands 12/08/01 12/09/01
Appalachian Trail In North Carolina Appalachian Trail In North Carolina Appalachian Trail Conservancy 0.6 Rainbow Springs 11/11/01 11/11/01
Albert Mountain Albert Mountain Nantahala National Forest 1.6 Rainbow Springs 11/10/01 11/10/01
Wesser Bald Wesser Bald Nantahala National Forest 4.4 Franklin 10/20/01 10/21/01
Joyce Kilmer - Slickrock Creek - Stratton Bald (via Wolf Laurel) Joyce Kilmer - Slickrock Creek - Stratton Bald (via Wolf Laurel) Joyce Kilmer Slickrock Creek Wilderness 4.2 Robbinsville 10/13/01 10/14/01
Nantahala River (via Camp Watia) Nantahala River (via Camp Watia) Nantahala National Forest 8.0 Wesser 07/27/01 07/29/01
Mt. Mitchell State Park - Trail 191 Mt. Mitchell State Park - Trail 191 Mount Mitchell State Park 9.6 Asheville 05/12/01 05/13/01
Horsepasture River (via NC 281) Horsepasture River (via NC 281) Gorges State Park 6.2 Sapphire 02/10/01 02/11/01
Whitewater Falls Whitewater Falls Nantahala National Forest 5.1 Walahalla 01/27/01 01/28/01
Joyce Kilmer - Slickrock Creek - Hangover Joyce Kilmer - Slickrock Creek - Hangover Joyce Kilmer Slickrock Creek Wilderness 7.0 Robbinsville 11/19/00 11/20/02
Shining Rock (via USFS 816 @ Investor Gap) Shining Rock (via USFS 816 @ Investor Gap) Pisgah National Forest 6.7 Brevard 10/28/00 10/29/00
Mt. Mitchell State Park - Big Tom Mt. Mitchell State Park - Big Tom Mount Mitchell State Park 8.6 Asheville 10/20/00 10/21/00
Siler Ridge (Wayah to Winding Stair) Siler Ridge (Wayah to Winding Stair) Nantahala National Forest 5.9 Franklin 03/04/00 03/05/00
Shining Rock (via USFS 816 @ Black Balsam) Shining Rock (via USFS 816 @ Black Balsam) Pisgah National Forest 9.2 Brevard 10/17/99 10/18/99
Nantahala River (via Turkey Creek Campground) Nantahala River (via Turkey Creek Campground) Nantahala National Forest 8.0 Wesser 07/24/99 07/25/99
Standing Indian Standing Indian Nantahala National Forest 6.6 Franklin 05/08/99 05/09/99
Great Smoky Mountains - Bradley Fork Great Smoky Mountains - Bradley Fork Great Smoky Mountains National Park 16.6 Cherokee 01/03/98 01/05/98
Tusquitee Bald Tusquitee Bald Nantahala National Forest 6.6 Andrews 08/02/97 08/03/97
Shining Rock (via Big East Fork) Shining Rock (via Big East Fork) Pisgah National Forest 7.8 Brevard 12/30/96 12/31/96
Siler Ridge (via Winding Stair) Siler Ridge (via Winding Stair) Nantahala National Forest 8.8 Franklin 10/19/96 10/20/96
Sauratown Ridge Sauratown Ridge Mountain-To-Sea-Trail Association 2.5 Winston-Salem 03/23/96 03/24/96
Yellowstone Falls Yellowstone Falls Pisgah National Forest 3.2 Brevard 08/12/95 08/13/95
Looking Glass Rock - Upper Site Looking Glass Rock - Upper Site North Carolina National Forests 3.1 Brevard 04/01/95 04/02/95
Looking Glass Rock - Lower Site Looking Glass Rock - Lower Site North Carolina National Forests 3.1 Brevard 03/11/95 03/12/95
Linville River (via Conley Cove) Linville River (via Conley Cove) Pisgah National Forest 3.0 Linville Falls 11/05/94 11/06/94
Appalachian Trail In North Carolina Appalachian Trail In North Carolina Appalachian Trail Conservancy 102.2 Hot Springs 05/14/94 05/22/94
Appalachian Trail - Great Smoky Mountain National Park Appalachian Trail - Great Smoky Mountain National Park Great Smoky Mountains National Park 70.5 Cherokee 04/27/94 05/05/94
Appalachian Trail In North Carolina Appalachian Trail In North Carolina Appalachian Trail Conservancy 59.8 Fontana Village 04/22/94 04/27/94
Appalachian Trail In North Carolina Appalachian Trail In North Carolina Appalachian Trail Conservancy 27.5 Rainbow Springs 04/19/94 04/21/94
Linville River (via Bynum Bluff) Linville River (via Bynum Bluff) Pisgah National Forest 2.2 Linville Falls 05/07/93 05/08/93
Linville River (via Pinch In) Linville River (via Pinch In) Pisgah National Forest 9.8 Linville Falls 04/23/93 04/24/93
Great Smoky Mountains - Kephart Prong Great Smoky Mountains - Kephart Prong Great Smoky Mountains National Park 7.4 Cherokee 11/14/92 11/15/92
Great Smoky Mountains - Pecks Corner Great Smoky Mountains - Pecks Corner Great Smoky Mountains National Park 21.6 Cherokee 10/10/92 10/12/92
Cable Gap Cable Gap Nantahala National Forest 8.2 Fontana Village 04/22/92 04/23/92
Crowders Mountain Crowders Mountain Crowders Mt State Park 4.0 Gastonia 09/29/91 09/29/91
Sauratown Mountain - April 1990 Sauratown Ridge Mountain-To-Sea-Trail Association 2.5 Winston-Salem 07/24/90 07/24/90
Sauratown Mountain - June 1990 Sauratown Ridge Mountain-To-Sea-Trail Association 2.5 Winston-Salem 06/20/90 06/20/90
Sauratown Ridge - May 1990 Sauratown Ridge Mountain-To-Sea-Trail Association 2.5 Winston-Salem 05/04/90 05/04/90
Sauratown Mountain - Black And White April 1990 Sauratown Ridge Mountain-To-Sea-Trail Association 2.5 Winston-Salem 04/27/90 04/27/90
Chimney Rock State Park Hickory Nut Falls Chimney Rock Park 1.5 Chimney Rock 03/11/90 03/11/90
Camp Rockmont Mountain Top Camp Rockmont Camp Rockmont 2.2 Black Mountain 10/27/89 10/29/89
Hickory Nut Falls Hickory Nut Falls Chimney Rock Park 1.5 Lake Lure 10/19/89 10/21/89
Catherine Wisner at Sauratown Ridge Sauratown Ridge Mountain-To-Sea-Trail Association 2.5 Winston-Salem 10/05/89 10/05/89
Sauratown Mountain - September 1989 Sauratown Mountain Mountain-To-Sea-Trail Association 2.5 Winston-Salem 09/28/89 09/28/89
Camp Rockmont Camp Rockmont Camp Rockmont 2.2 Black Mountain 10/09/87 10/11/87