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Gems in Davidson River - 1

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gem Favorite Enjoy expansive views across the valley to Looking Glass Rock.

John Rock

(23) Brevard, NC

Recommended Routes in Davidson River - 2

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Favorite Enjoy expansive views across the valley to Looking Glass Rock.
Intermediate/Difficult

John Rock Loop

5.7 mi 9.1 km 975' Up 297.1 m Up 970' Down 295.68 m Down

Brevard, NC
Favorite Singletrack
Intermediate/Difficult

Bracken Preserve Loop

4.6 mi 7.5 km 767' Up 233.86 m Up 766' Down 233.62 m Down

Brevard, NC

Davidson River Hiking

  • 101 Miles 163 Kilometers of Trail
  • 3 Recommended Routes
  • 1 Gem Gems
  • 4 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 14 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 4 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Davidson River - 19

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2.7 mi 4.3 km #1Looking Glass Rock Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Brevard, NC
Intermediate/Difficult
Brevard, NC 48 
1.4 mi 2.2 km #2Pinnacle Trail
Difficult
Brevard, NC
Difficult
Brevard, NC
3.1 mi 5.1 km #3Farlow Gap Trail
Very Difficult
Brevard, NC
Very Difficult
Brevard, NC
1.8 mi 2.9 km #4John Rock Trail #365
Intermediate/Difficult
Brevard, NC
Intermediate/Difficult
Brevard, NC
4.8 mi 7.7 km #5Cat Gap Loop Trail #120
Intermediate
Brevard, NC
Intermediate
Brevard, NC 11 
4.1 mi 6.5 km #6Daniel Ridge Loop
Intermediate
Brevard, NC
Intermediate
Brevard, NC
4.2 mi 6.8 km #7Bracken Mountain Trail
Difficult
Brevard, NC
Difficult
Brevard, NC
2.4 mi 3.9 km #8Cove Creek Trail #340
Intermediate
Brevard, NC
Intermediate
Brevard, NC
2.6 mi 4.2 km #9Butter Gap Trail #123
Intermediate
Brevard, NC
Intermediate
Brevard, NC
0.8 mi 1.2 km #10North Face
Intermediate
Brevard, NC
Intermediate
Brevard, NC

Photos of Davidson River - 24

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Enjoy expansive views across the valley to Looking Glass Rock.
Mar 10, 2017 near Brevard, NC
Pack a lunch and enjoy the view!
Mar 10, 2017 near Brevard, NC
Views from the summit of Looking Glass Rock.
Oct 27, 2016 near Brevard, NC
Heavy snow bends the boughs across the trail
Aug 19, 2017 near Brevard, NC
Grogan Creek Falls along the Butter Gap Trail is worth stopping to admire.
Mar 13, 2017 near Brevard, NC
Singletrack
Aug 2, 2019 near Brevard, NC
A sturdy bridge aids your passage over Grogan Creek.
Mar 10, 2017 near Brevard, NC
John Rock-Lunch with a view
Jul 30, 2018 near Brevard, NC