Cedar Rock Trail

Transylvania County, North Carolina

Elevation Gain822ft
Trailhead Elevation2,647ft
Elevation Min/Max2647/3059ft
Elevation Start/End2647/2647ft

Cedar Rock Trail

Cedar Rock Trail is a hiking trail in Transylvania County, North Carolina. It is 1.5 miles long and begins at 2,647 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 822 feet. This trail connects with the following: Big Rock and Little River.

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"The DuPont State Forest, which was purchased by the state in 1996 and opened to the public in 1997, is still acquiring more land. With trails still being built and a visitor center slated to open in fall 2007, it is a scenic work in progress. Situated on the border of Henderson and Transylvania Counties, the forest is home to some of the prettiest country, riddled with waterfalls, lakes, trout streams, rock outcroppings, and mountain vistas.

Unlike a state park, the forest is used for timber management, fishing, and hunting, as well as hiking and mountain biking. Some of the forest’s most popular hiker highlights are the waterfall trails, and more than 10,000 acres of land with more than 80 miles of roads and trails to be explored. The views from the Cedar Rock Trail are some of the best to be savored. To get there, hike a loop formed by combining parts of several trails."

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Trail Information

Transylvania County
Nearby City
Skill Level
DuPont State Forest
Local Contacts
USGS Brevard
Local Maps

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Nov 2018