Best Trails Near Linville Falls NC

Linville Falls has 14 trails in the vicinity, including 10 hiking trails and 2 for cross-country skiing. These trails range from 0.3 to 49.4 miles in length. The longest trail in Linville Falls is Linville Gorge Classic a well-known trail measuring 49.4 miles in total length.

The most popular trails are Linville Gorge Area-Milepost 312.2 and Chestoa View Loop Trail-Milepost 320.8. Trails.com member Barry M. recently completed Linville Gorge Area-Milepost 312.2.

More information on the best trails in Linville Falls can be found below.
  • Linville Falls Recreation Area

    1 Reviews

    Linville Falls, NC

    Surrounded by one of those periodic bulges in the narrow corridor of the Blue Ridge Parkway, Linville Falls is the high road’s biggest waterfall (by volume of water). This oft-photographed cataract ...
    •  0.5-2 miles
    •  Guide

    Surrounded by one of those periodic bulges in the narrow corridor of the Blue Ridge Parkway, Linville Falls is the high road’s ...

  • Linville Gorge Wilderness-Milepost 317.5

    1 Reviews

    Linville Falls, NC

    A 12,000-acre tract of designated wilderness, Linville Gorge lies between Jonas Ridge to the east and Linville Mountain to the west. The Blue Ridge Parkway skirts the head of the gorge on the ...
    •  0.2-9 miles
    •  Guide

    A 12,000-acre tract of designated wilderness, Linville Gorge lies between Jonas Ridge to the east and Linville Mountain to ...

  • Linville Falls Trail

    1 Reviews

    Linville Falls, NC

    If water had adventure parks, Linville Falls would be its Six Flags over North Carolina. First, there’s the anticipatory wait as water queues on the placid Linville River by the Linville Falls ...
    •  1 to 2 hours
    •  1.6 miles
    •  Guide

    If water had adventure parks, Linville Falls would be its Six Flags over North Carolina. First, there’s the anticipatory ...

  • Chestoa View Loop Trail-Milepost 320.8

    1 Reviews

    Linville Falls, NC

    From a popular roadside viewpoint, a quiet path leads away to a nearby flat-topped knoll with a few good views. Before hiking the longer trail, take the short, steep descent on stone steps to ...
    •  0.85 miles
    •  Guide

    From a popular roadside viewpoint, a quiet path leads away to a nearby flat-topped knoll with a few good views. Before hiking ...

  • Duggers Creek Falls

    0 Reviews

    Linville Falls, NC

    Duggers Creek Falls is one of the smallest named falls in the Blue Ridge. The creek flows through a narrow chute as it enters the tiny canyon and spills over a 10-foot ledge. The surrounding ...
    •  0.3 miles
    •  Guide

    Duggers Creek Falls is one of the smallest named falls in the Blue Ridge. The creek flows through a narrow chute as it enters ...

  • Linville Falls Trail (Milepost 316.4)

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    Linville Falls, NC

    A variety of options explore virgin forest and rugged scenery near Linville Falls, an impressive cataract that plunges into the Linville Gorge Wilderness. A detour to the short, inspiring Wiseman’s ...
    •  1-2 miles
    •  Guide

    A variety of options explore virgin forest and rugged scenery near Linville Falls, an impressive cataract that plunges into ...

  • Duggers Creek Loop, Linville Gorge Trail, and Plunge Basin Overlook Trail (Milepost 316.4)

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    Linville Falls, NC

    Three trails on the visitor center side of the river make the most scenic, least visited hike to Linville Falls. There are three trails on the visitor center side of the river, two of which make ...
    •  0.25-1.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Three trails on the visitor center side of the river make the most scenic, least visited hike to Linville Falls. There are ...

  • Linville Gorge: Pisgah National Forest near Linville Falls

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    Linville Falls, NC

    A 19-mile gravel and paved route that encircles rugged Linville Gorge. This drive partially encircles Linville Gorge, a yawning chasm where the Linville River tumbles 2,000 feet in 14 miles. ...
    •  19 miles
    •  Guide

    A 19-mile gravel and paved route that encircles rugged Linville Gorge. This drive partially encircles Linville Gorge, a yawning ...

  • Blue Ridge Parkway-Linville Falls Campground

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    Linville Falls, NC

    The campground comprises two loops, keeping it small in comparison to some of the other campgrounds along the Blue Ridge Parkway. A wide-open grassy field sits in the middle of each loop, and ...
    •  Guide

    The campground comprises two loops, keeping it small in comparison to some of the other campgrounds along the Blue Ridge ...

  • Linville Gorge Wilderness Trail

    0 Reviews

    Linville Falls, NC

    Linville Gorge has been described as one of the wildest spots on the East Coast. Of the seventeen trails listed in the U.S. Forest Service’s Linville Gorge Wilderness Map, twelve are rated “Most ...
    •  2.5 to 4 hours
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    Linville Gorge has been described as one of the wildest spots on the East Coast. Of the seventeen trails listed in the U.S. ...

  • Linville Falls Recreation Area-Milepost 316.4

    0 Reviews

    Linville Falls, NC

    Surrounded by one of those periodic bulges in the narrow corridor of the Blue Ridge Parkway, Linville Falls is the high road’s biggest waterfall (by volume of water). This oft-photographed cataract ...
    •  0.25-2 miles
    •  Guide

    Surrounded by one of those periodic bulges in the narrow corridor of the Blue Ridge Parkway, Linville Falls is the high road’s ...

  • Linville Gorge Area-Milepost 312.2

    0 Reviews

    Linville Falls, NC

    Hawksbill is the less-jagged summit of the prominent duo of peaks, Table Rock and Hawksbill, that dominate the skyline of Linville Gorge. It has a sloping, rocky crest and low vegetation that ...
    •  1.4-11.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Hawksbill is the less-jagged summit of the prominent duo of peaks, Table Rock and Hawksbill, that dominate the skyline of ...

  • Linville Gorge Classic

    0 Reviews

    Linville Falls, NC

    For those who dare, the Linville Gorge Classic is a rugged, mountain bike challenge. This 50-mile loop follows U.S. Forest Service roads along the ridge line of the Linville Gorge Wilderness, ...
    •  49.4 miles
    •  Guide

    For those who dare, the Linville Gorge Classic is a rugged, mountain bike challenge. This 50-mile loop follows U.S. Forest ...

  • Linville Falls to Craggy Gardens

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    Linville Falls, NC

    Linville Falls and Crabtree Meadows are both wonderful areas from which to make day trips. You could set up base camp at either place and have plenty of options for exploring by bicycle. The ...
    •  47 miles
    •  Guide

    Linville Falls and Crabtree Meadows are both wonderful areas from which to make day trips. You could set up base camp at ...