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Bluff Mountain Trail

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Length


7.1 Miles 11.5 Kilometers


982' 299 m

Ascent

-762' -232 m

Descent

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

20%

Max Grade (11°)

3,784' 1,153 m

High

3,195' 974 m

Low

Shared By Brandon Thrower

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An easy, scenic, crazy nice stretch of singletrack with tons of good views along the edge of Doughton Park.

Brandon Thrower

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Features Fall Colors · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

The Bluff Mountain Trail is a 7-ish mile segment of the Mountain to Sea Trail in Doughton Park along the Blue Ridge Parkway. This is the easiest trail in Doughton Park and the one with the most views. The only really challenging section is the short switchback ascent up the Alligators Back, but it's still pretty tame compared to the rest of the trails in the park that descend the entire mountain. Use this trail to link up the other trails and get some solid mountain hiking in at this gem of a park.

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Land Manager: Blue Ridge Parkway

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Oct 11, 2017
Taylor Keith
Alligator backbone to Brenigar Cabin 5.9mi
Sep 23, 2017
Brandon Sykes
Nov 7, 2003
Brianna Lineberry

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  4.7 from 3 votes

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  4.7 from 3 votes
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#124

in North Carolina

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