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Ridgeline Trail

 4.5 (8)

Length


8.3 Miles 13.3 Kilometers


1,032' 315 m

Ascent

-428' -131 m

Descent

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

20%

Max Grade (11°)

1,410' 430 m

High

806' 246 m

Low

Shared By Tom Sumrak

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A well-marked, wooded trail with steep climbs, technical sections, and additional trails available.

Tom Sumrak

Dogs Leashed

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Description

The Ridgeline Trail can be accessed from the Boulder Access park office just north of the South Carolina border. However, it actually starts in Kings Mountain State Park in South Carolina proper.

The trail is well marked with the Red Triangle Blaze. The trail runs for approximately 6 miles north until it meets up with the Pinnacle Trail which runs an additional 2 miles before ending at the Sparrow Springs Access park office. The Ridgeline Trail has a few moderately technical sections and a few serious climbs, especially the last mile as of the Ridgeline Trail as it approaches The Pinnacle, which presents a spectacular view at 1,705 feet.

This is a beautiful park with many more trails ranging from easy to strenuous. You can visit the North Carolina State Parks website to download trail maps.

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Jun 30, 2018
Luke Powell
21.9mi
Apr 14, 2018
Chris Coffee
Pinnacle and Ridgeline trails all clear yesterday. Good condition tho rain expected today (4/15). Ok for long legged dogs. 9.4mi — 4h 30m
Mar 21, 2018
Stephen Giddings
Hiked from Kong’s mountain to crowder mountain. Started from the national recreation trail and finished via turn back trail crowder mountain 11.8mi
Dec 30, 2017
Kurt Steiger
May 14, 2017
William McKee
A short out and back through the boulder field and down the stairs. 1mi
Apr 20, 2017
Billy Elting JR
Great views but to many people, very high traffic. This is a great place for day hikes. 18mi
Nov 26, 2016
Sam Medina
7mi

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  4.5 from 8 votes

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