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415 mi 668 km of trail 9 Recommended Routes

Gems 2 Gems Easy Trails 33 Trails Intermediate Trails 63 Trails Hard Trails 28 Trails
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Gems in Asheville - 2

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gem Favorite Nothing beats a Bearwallow sunset!

Bearwallow Mountain

(2) Edneyville, NC
gem Favorite Views of the Hickory Nut Gorge from Rattlesnake Knob.

Rattlesnake Knob

(2) Fairview, NC

Recommended Routes in Asheville - 7

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Favorite Pilot Mountain on the Art Loeb Trail
Difficult

Art Loeb Trail

31.1 mi 50.1 km 7,578' Up 2309.92 m Up 6,409' Down 1953.61 m Down

Brevard, NC
Favorite Beautiful views from the top.
Intermediate/Difficult

Bearwallow Mountain Loop

1.8 mi 2.9 km 477' Up 145.35 m Up 469' Down 142.92 m Down

Fairview, NC
Favorite Lodge Spring House (slippery tree if you're heading in!)
Intermediate

Rattlesnake Lodge Loop

4.0 mi 6.5 km 847' Up 258.17 m Up 847' Down 258.18 m Down

Weaverv…, NC
Favorite Pine Tree Loop
Intermediate

MST/Powhatan Loop

9.9 mi 16.0 km 1,274' Up 388.4 m Up 1,302' Down 396.77 m Down

Bent Creek, NC
Favorite The Westernmost view from the trail is beautiful.
Intermediate

Alexander Mountain Bike Park

6.8 mi 11.0 km 889' Up 271.02 m Up 891' Down 271.43 m Down

Weaverv…, NC
Favorite View of the French Broad River - One of the largest rivers in North Carolina
Intermediate

Richmond Hill Park Trails

4.1 mi 6.6 km 412' Up 125.6 m Up 420' Down 127.95 m Down

Woodfin, NC
Favorite The last crossing of the North Mills River is quick and doable.
Intermediate

Mills River Loop

3.6 mi 5.8 km 315' Up 96.13 m Up 332' Down 101.06 m Down

Avery C…, NC

Trails in Asheville - 115

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2.6 mi 4.1 km #1Mount Pisgah Trail
Difficult
Mills River, NC
Difficult
Mills River, NC 25 
2.7 mi 4.4 km #2Trombatore Trail
Difficult
Fairview, NC
Difficult
Fairview, NC
2.5 mi 4.0 km #3Rock Payne Trail
Difficult
Swannanoa, NC
Difficult
Swannanoa, NC
2.7 mi 4.3 km #4Douglas Falls #162
Difficult
Swannanoa, NC
Difficult
Swannanoa, NC
2.1 mi 3.5 km #5Cane Creek Greenway
Easy
Fletcher, NC
Easy
Fletcher, NC
2.1 mi 3.3 km #6Pilot Cove Trail
Difficult
Mills River, NC
Difficult
Mills River, NC
2.2 mi 3.6 km #7Pilot Rock Trail
Difficult
Mills River, NC
Difficult
Mills River, NC
1.9 mi 3.1 km #8Green's Lick Trail
Difficult
Bent Creek, NC
Difficult
Bent Creek, NC
1.2 mi 1.9 km #9Little Hickory Top
Intermediate
Bent Creek, NC
Intermediate
Bent Creek, NC
0.1 mi 0.1 km #10Rattlesnake Knob Trail
Intermediate
Fairview, NC
Intermediate
Fairview, NC
0.6 mi 1.0 km #11Westfeldt Park Greenway
Easy
Fletcher, NC
Easy
Fletcher, NC
1.0 mi 1.6 km #12Bearwallow Mountain Trail
Intermediate
Fairview, NC
Intermediate
Fairview, NC
1.9 mi 3.1 km #13Ingles Field Gap
Intermediate/Difficult
Bent Creek, NC
Intermediate/Difficult
Bent Creek, NC
0.5 mi 0.8 km #14White Trail
Easy
Fairview, NC
Easy
Fairview, NC
0.3 mi 0.5 km #15Yellow Trail
Intermediate
Fairview, NC
Intermediate
Fairview, NC
0.4 mi 0.6 km #16Craggy Pinnacle Trail
Intermediate
Swannanoa, NC
Intermediate
Swannanoa, NC 10 
69.7 mi 112.1 km #17Mountains-to-Sea Trail: Segment 3
Intermediate/Difficult
Mills River, NC
Intermediate/Difficult
Mills River, NC 13 
5.9 mi 9.5 km #18Big Butt Trail #161
Difficult
Black Mountain, NC
Difficult
Black Mountain, NC
2.8 mi 4.5 km #19West Ridge Trail
Difficult
Black Mountain, NC
Difficult
Black Mountain, NC
0.8 mi 1.2 km #20Fryingpan Mountain Lookout Tower
Intermediate
Mills River, NC
Intermediate
Mills River, NC

Photos of Asheville - 73

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Nothing beats a Bearwallow sunset!
Jan 23, 2020 near Edneyville, NC
Love the rocky areas of this hike -- especially above the falls area.
Jan 20, 2020 near Edneyville, NC
Views of the Hickory Nut Gorge from Rattlesnake Knob.
Dec 23, 2019 near Fairview, NC
The summit of Pisgah Mtn.
Aug 15, 2016 near Canton, NC
Beautiful views from the top.
Jan 20, 2020 near Fairview, NC
From the lookout tower in October - beautiful fall color.
Jan 9, 2016 near Mills R…, NC
Overview at Little Butt
Aug 10, 2018 near Black M…, NC
Trail through wildflowers
Aug 10, 2018 near Black M…, NC