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Uwharrie National Forest

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Recommended Routes in Uwharrie National Forest - 3

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Favorite Trail??
Intermediate

Uwharrie Romp

12.1 mi 19.4 km 1,526' Up 465.16 m Up 1,537' Down 468.38 m Down

Mount G…, NC
Favorite Calm waters at the end of the lake
Intermediate

Badin Lake Trail #94

5.4 mi 8.7 km 226' Up 68.76 m Up 226' Down 68.9 m Down

Badin, NC
Favorite Bare maple trees on a wet, foggy day.
Intermediate

Birkhead Mountain Wilderness Loop

9.8 mi 15.8 km 995' Up 303.34 m Up 995' Down 303.35 m Down

Denton, NC

Uwharrie National Forest Hiking

  • 161 Miles 259 Kilometers of Trail
  • 3 Recommended Routes
  • 10 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 40 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 3 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Uwharrie National Forest - 50

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6.3 mi 10.1 km #1Uwharrie Trail Extension
Intermediate
Troy, NC
Intermediate
Troy, NC 18 
20.1 mi 32.4 km #2Uwharrie National Recreation Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Troy, NC
Intermediate/Difficult
Troy, NC 18 
5.2 mi 8.3 km #3Birkhead Mountain Trail
Intermediate
Asheboro, NC
Intermediate
Asheboro, NC 10 
11.2 mi 18.0 km #4Dutchman's Creek Trail #98
Intermediate/Difficult
Mount Gilead, NC
Intermediate/Difficult
Mount Gilead, NC
2.1 mi 3.4 km #5Wood Run
Intermediate
Mount Gilead, NC
Intermediate
Mount Gilead, NC
1.1 mi 1.8 km #6Shortcut Trail
Intermediate
Denton, NC
Intermediate
Denton, NC
1.6 mi 2.6 km #7White Tail
Intermediate
Mount Gilead, NC
Intermediate
Mount Gilead, NC
0.4 mi 0.6 km #8Camp Four Trail
Intermediate
Denton, NC
Intermediate
Denton, NC
3.2 mi 5.1 km #9Robbins Branch Trail
Intermediate
Denton, NC
Intermediate
Denton, NC
2.2 mi 3.6 km #10Camp Three Trail
Intermediate
Asheboro, NC
Intermediate
Asheboro, NC

Photos of Uwharrie National Forest - 41

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View from top of Little Long Mountain
Oct 22, 2020 near Troy, NC
Stark winter forest at Camp 3
Feb 3, 2018 near Asheboro, NC
Two towers rock formation along the trail.
Feb 3, 2018 near Asheboro, NC
Overgrown relic on the trail
Feb 3, 2018 near Asheboro, NC
North Prong of Hannah's Creek
Feb 3, 2018 near Asheboro, NC
Calm waters at the end of the lake
Jan 28, 2018 near Badin, NC
Lapping waves create "tomato soup" on the shoreline
Jan 28, 2018 near Badin, NC
Trail??
Nov 26, 2015 near Badin, NC