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Lake Shore Trail

 3.7 (7)

Length


4.8 Miles 7.6 Kilometers


515' 157 m

Ascent

-514' -157 m

Descent

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

24%

Max Grade (13°)

864' 263 m

High

762' 232 m

Low

Shared By Zane Ray

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Unknown

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An easy hike with a few steep hills mixed in. Nice views of Lake Norman throughout.

Zane Ray

Dogs Leashed

Features Lake · Swimming

Open year-round.

Description

This is a fairly easy trail that is 5 miles in length (my Garmin was a little less). There are a few hills greater than 15% grade, but they are short. A great trail to hike on when the MTB trails are shut down due to rain. Just watch all of the roots.

There are many spots to take a dip or let your dog swim. It's a great local trail to get away from it all without having to drive far. There should be plenty of parking, except on the weekends. You may have to park up the road a bit or park in the swimming area parking where there are more than enough parking spaces.

Flora & Fauna

Mostly hardwood trees, with some pines in areas. Lots of deer.

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May 30, 2018
Jennifer Marquardt
Started at group camp area to get more miles in. 8.1mi
May 3, 2018
Rayne Britt
Dec 27, 2017
Chris Cashwell
Dec 23, 2017
Kurt Steiger
4.8mi
Dec 22, 2017
Russ S.
Nov 24, 2017
Jeff Yohe
Nov 3, 2017
Nate Lee
5mi
Jun 25, 2017
KM Clewell
Great trail...took our dogs too! 3mi

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  3.7 from 7 votes

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in North Carolina

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