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Even if you only hike a portion...

Even, if you only have an hour to spare outside of more traditional sights in Pisgah Forest, hike a... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
Combined Locks, Wisconsin
Hiked the 402 Mile Marker Section of the Trail

We only had one day to hike on the Blue Ridge. We chose to do two short sections of the Mountains... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2016
Cindy T
Northampton, Massachusetts
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Nine-hundred-mile trail, consisting of footpaths, roads and state bike routes, extends from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park to the Outer Banks.
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4 May 2017
“Even if you only hike a portion...”
13 Apr 2016
“Hiked the 402 Mile Marker Section of the Trail”
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

Even, if you only have an hour to spare outside of more traditional sights in Pisgah Forest, hike a portion of this trail! We were so glad we did! Don't count on nearby port-a-potty facilities, though. At the start of our hike there was a...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2016

We only had one day to hike on the Blue Ridge. We chose to do two short sections of the Mountains to Sea Trail. The first section we chose was off of the Mt. Pisgah Parking Lot. The sign called it "The Shut In Trail"....More

1  Thank Cindy T
Reviewed 7 May 2015 via mobile

Multiple sections of the MST are available and accessible directly from the Blue Ridge Parkway between Moses Cone Manor and Bamboo Gap. Use the MST interactive map to identify days hikes - http://www.ncmst.org/the-trail/interactive-map/. Using two vehicles will help with completing sections that run from Moses...More

1  Thank 088Traveler880
Reviewed 30 January 2015

I planed a 3 week backpacking trip starting at clingsmans dome Unfortunately due to family matters I had to come off the trail. However,it was a beautiful trip and I hope to return. It is also amazing for day hikes.

Thank Allanlee1234
Reviewed 30 January 2015 via mobile

Hiked from Clingman's Dome to Blowing Rock. Amazing views, some easy walking on old Vandebilt and Cone property. Tough climbing at times especially coming out of Linville Gorge. Something for all level of hikers out there.

Thank Caldrid
Reviewed 30 January 2015 via mobile

The MST is my favorite part of NC. Especially the Falls Lake portion. I am so lucky to have this recreational opportunity so close to my home, but it would be worth traveling to!

1  Thank Courtney P
Reviewed 30 January 2015

I have been day hiking the MST over the past year. I have completed about 500 miles of it. It is amazing. You experience nature from rugged mountains, small towns, wooded trails hidden within big city limits, and coastal plains. It is all you could...More

Thank Sandy F
Reviewed 27 November 2014

Each year Will & Donna Farmer man a Checkpoint on the Mountains to Sea Trail at Falls Lake to provide assistance & sustinance to the Scouts making the 2014 BSA 24 Hour Boyscout 50 MILE HIKE. The 60 miles Falls Lake Trail portion of the...More

2  Thank donnanwill
Reviewed 7 November 2014

The Mountains to Sea Trail is a series of walking trails across North Carolina from the Smoky Mountains to the Outer Banks. I've investigated sections along the Blue Ridge Parkway near Blowing Rock, NC. These sections are well-described as a series of day hikes in...More

1  Thank USMC_walker
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