531 Trails in North Carolina

Trail Name Difficulty Length (mi) Rating City
Off Road Assault On Mount Mitchell Expert 59.0 ***** Black Mountain
Lower Cake Walk (Sugar Mountain Resort) Expert 1.0 **** Banner Elk
The Nationals Downhill Course (Sugar Mountain Resort) Expert 2.0 ***** Banner Elk
UNCC Campus Trails Expert 10.0 ***** Charlotte
Outdoor Recreation Center Expert 3.0 Chapel Hill
Laurel Creek #348 Expert 1.4 **** Horse Shoe
Coontree Expert 1.1 *** Brevard
Farlow Gap Expert 2.4 ***** Brevard
Big Rock Trail #3 (Dupont State Forest) Advanced 1.0 ***** Brevard
Squirrel Gap Advanced 6.2 ***** Mills River
Estes Mill Trail aka Yellow Mailbox Trail Advanced 2.2 **** Mortimer
Beech Mountain Resort Advanced 5.0 **** Banner Elk
Reeb Ranch Advanced 1.0 **** Brevard
Star Gap Advanced 2.0 ***** Old Fort
Butter Gap / Trail #123 Advanced 1.6 **** Brevard
Pilot Cove Trail Advanced 1.7 ***** Brevard
Pilot Cove-Slate Rocks / 102 Advanced 3.7 *** Mills River
Blackrock #447 (Panthertown Valley) Advanced 1.5 ***** Cashiers
Gold Branch (Fontana Village) Advanced 3.0 **** Fontana Village
Lower Lewellyn Cove (Fontana Village) Advanced 3.0 ***** Fontana Village
Elmer Hollow (Fontana Village) Advanced 3.0 **** Fontana Village
First Blood (Fontana Village) Advanced 1.0 Fontana Village
Whiting (Fontana Village) Advanced 3.0 *** Fontana Village
Buckwheat Knob / 122 Advanced 0.8 ***** Brevard
Bennett Gap / 138 Advanced 2.6 ***** Brevard
Laurel Mountain Advanced 5.0 ***** Mills River
Lees-McRae College Advanced 5.0 ***** Banner Elk
Powerline Trails Advanced 7.0 ***** Roanoke Rapids
Table Rock Advanced 10.0 ***** Linville
Canyons Advanced 3.0 **** Blowing Rock
Chicken Road Advanced 5.0 ** Fort Bragg
Black Mountain Advanced 5.1 ***** Brevard
Back Yard Trails Advanced 11.0 **** Charlotte
Sugar Mountain Resort Advanced 10.0 *** Banner Elk
Rocky Branch Trail Advanced 3.0 **** Belmont
Buckhorn Gap / 103 (Avery Creek) Advanced 2.0 **** Brevard
Jim Branch Trail #41 (Dupont State Forest) Advanced 1.0 **** Brevard
Green River Advanced 13.0 **** Saluda
Fontana Village Advanced 20.0 **** Fontana Village
Kitsuma Advanced 4.1 ***** Black Mountain
Rocky Knob Park Advanced 7.0 ***** Boone
Weed Patch Mountain Trail Advanced 10.0 ***** Lake Lure
Grape Smuggler Advanced 2.0 ***** Murphy
Cove Creek Trail / 340 Advanced 1.8 ***** Brevard
Heartbreak Ridge Advanced 2.3 ***** Old Fort
Turkeypen Gap / 131 Advanced 5.3 **** Brevard
Burnt Mountain Trail #11 (Dupont State Forest) Advanced 2.0 ***** Brevard
Turkey Chute (Fontana Village) Advanced 1.0 ***** Fontana Village
Briar Chapel Advanced 5.0 **** Chapel Hill
Flint Ridge Advanced 5.0 **** Bryson City