Lovers Leap Loop Trail

Hot Springs, North Carolina 28743

Lovers Leap Loop Trail

Lovers Leap Loop Trail Professional Review and Guide

"The whole loop is a treat to hike with different features offered at every turn, but this first section might be the most enjoyable for dogs. Lined in shady maples, oaks, river birches, sourwoods, and tulip poplars, the trail runs right along the French Broad River.

The view of the river is so pretty you might forget to watch your footing, but the trail is rocky and uneven in places. The walking gets more difficult and strenuous, so be sure your dog is a nimble, energetic hiker before starting out."

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Trail Information

Hot Springs
Nearby City
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
1.6
Distance
510 feet
Elevation Gain
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Difficult
Skill Level
1 hour
Duration
Spring through fall
Season
1,300 feet
Trailhead Elevation
1,810 feet
Top Elevation
Appalachian Ranger District, Pisgah National Forest
Local Contacts
USGS Hot Springs; U.S. Forest Service Harmon Den and Hot Springs Area
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Jul 2018