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Memminger Trail Loop

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0.9 mile 1.5 kilometer point to point
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 117' 36 m
Descent: -110' -34 m
High: 2,359' 719 m
Low: 2,281' 695 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 15% (9°)

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An easy loop that starts and ends from the main house.

Kristen Arendt

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Historical Significance · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Family Friendly An easy loop that has several historic sites to explore along the way.

Description

This forested, easy loop intersects both the Glassy Mountain Trail and the Little Glassy Mountain Trail giving hikers the option to extend their hike or make a variety of loops. The trail starts and ends behind the main house of Carl Sandberg which is now a designated historic site.

Flora & Fauna

Pines, hemlocks, maples.

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Apr 22, 2018
Jean-Claude Linossi
Have hiked this trail numerous times. Nice walk through the woods. 0.9mi — 0h 30m

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Carl Sandburg National Historic Site Main House - photo courtesy of NPS
Apr 20, 2018 near Flat Rock, NC
Carl Sandburg National Historic Site - photo courtesy of NPS
Apr 20, 2018 near Flat Rock, NC
Carl Sandburg Home National Historic site garden.
Apr 23, 2018 near Flat Rock, NC
View of the Main House
May 7, 2018 near Flat Rock, NC

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