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Rainbow Road

Easy/Intermediate

Trail

1.6 mile 2.6 kilometer point to point
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 344' 105 m
Descent: -34' -10 m
High: 3,244' 989 m
Low: 2,903' 885 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (3°)
Max Grade: 11% (6°)

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Trail shared by Brandon Thrower

A nice doubletrack trail that offers easier terrain in the Montreat trail system.

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Description

If you're looking for easier hiking around Montreat, than this trail is a good choice. You can use it to make some good loops with other trails in the area as well. The trail is mostly wide, but some sections are a bit tighter and more singletrack like. From this trail you can access Rainbow Mountain Trail, Old Mitchell Toll Road, Lookout Trail, and Trestle Trail.

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Family Friendly, ADA Accessible, Need to Know, Dogs Allowed, Flora & Fauna

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Land Manager: Buncombe County, NC

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Aug 4, 2019
Mike N
Jul 13, 2019
Ruth Hoffman
Jun 24, 2019
Eric Thompson
Mar 24, 2019
Missy Wright
Aug 3, 2018
Dalana Parker
Mar 2, 2018
Sharon Gardner
Jerry

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  3.0 from 3 votes

#18

in Montreat

#19597

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#18

in Montreat

#781

in North Carolina

#19,597

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Trailhead Marker at the Lookout Trailhead
Sep 11, 2017 near Black M…, NC

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