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After hiking to the top of Shortoff Mountain, you'll be greeted with a huge view looking up the depths of the entire Linville Gorge. From the top of Shortoff, you can see the Linville River carving its way through the gorge with the peaks of Hawksbill and Table Rock towering above. On a clear day, the views are breathtaking, and a hike in the fall will reward you with outstanding colors in Linville Gorge.

Half-Day Hike: The viewpoint is located two miles from the trailhead at Wolfpit Road.

Gem Type: Viewpoint

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Brandon Thrower

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Feb 19, 2022
Wandering Cactus
One heck of a hike up from parking lot. Great Views.
Oct 6, 2019
Kimberly Morrison
Aug 12, 2019
Lynn Cunningham
Lake James trip
Jun 15, 2019
D G
May 9, 2019
Jennifer Shaw
Mar 30, 2019
Dalana Parker
Oct 6, 2018
Liz Arista
This trail is great. Lots of amazing views and the sound of tricking water everywhere.

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