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greenBlue Cox Mountain Trail

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Trail

3.5 mile 5.7 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 387' 118 m
Descent: -362' -110 m
High: 692' 211 m
Low: 418' 128 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (2°)
Max Grade: 13% (7°)

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Trail shared by Russell Hobart

A nice jaunt up Cox Mountain.

Russell Hobart

Features Fall Colors · River/Creek · Swimming

Description

This is a great loop with good elevation gain. I've marked the trail with photos for the main intersections but it's well marked and and easy to find your way. It's a nice tour that goes down by the river and rises up to the top of Cox Mountain. The trail has a good canopy for cooler summer hiking and there are some nice wading pools down by the bridge (near the beginning and end of the trail).

The loop can be done in either direction. I find going clockwise better as it's a bit steeper going uphill than going down (which is my preference).

Flora & Fauna

Mostly hardwood forest with a few conifers.

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Feb 3, 2019
Chandler Plachy
The one where Jackson pulled me on my face. We loved how quiet it was! 3.5mi
Dec 7, 2018
Jeff James
3.5mi
Nov 10, 2018
Sue Harmon
Oct 21, 2018
Nelu Nelu
May 26, 2018
Andrew Fred
May 25, 2018
Jon Choi
May 5, 2018
Nestor Vives
3.5mi
May 3, 2018
Catherine Thomas

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  3.6 from 11 votes

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in North Carolina

#6,941

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