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57 mi 92 km of trail 6 Runs

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Runs in South Mountains State Park - 6

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Favorite Looking towards the top of High Shoals Falls
Difficult

High Shoals Falls Loop Trail

2.3 mi 3.7 km • Loop • 524 ft Ascent 159.67 m Ascent

(19) Salem, NC
Favorite Looking towards the top of High Shoals Falls
Difficult

South Mountains Marathon (aka Shinny Shiver Marathon)

25.8 mi 41.6 km • Loop • 5,100 ft Ascent 1554.53 m Ascent

(5) Salem, NC
Favorite Looking towards the top of High Shoals Falls
Difficult

South Mountains 50k

31.3 mi 50.4 km • Point to Point • 5,978 ft Ascent 1822.22 m Ascent

(4) Salem, NC
Favorite Looking towards the top of High Shoals Falls
Difficult

High Shoals Half Marathon

12.6 mi 20.3 km • Loop • 2,149 ft Ascent 655 m Ascent

(3) Salem, NC
Favorite Looking towards the top of High Shoals Falls
Difficult

South Mountain State Park Half Marathon

12.7 mi 20.4 km • Loop • 2,206 ft Ascent 672.43 m Ascent

(2) Salem, NC
Favorite Sun Rays Jacob Fork South Mountains SP
Difficult

Chestnut Knob

4.7 mi 7.6 km • Out and Back • 866 ft Ascent 264.09 m Ascent

(1) Salem, NC

Trails in South Mountains State Park - 21

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2.1 mi 3.4 km #1Shinny Trail
Difficult
Salem, NC
Difficult
2.1 mi 3.4 km Salem, NC
1.4 mi 2.3 km #2Hidden Cove Trail
Intermediate
Drexel, NC
Intermediate
1.4 mi 2.3 km Drexel, NC
3.1 mi 5.0 km #3Saddleback Trail
Difficult
Salem, NC
Difficult
3.1 mi 5.0 km Salem, NC
3.8 mi 6.2 km #4Upper Falls Trail
Difficult
Salem, NC
Difficult
3.8 mi 6.2 km Salem, NC
3.7 mi 5.9 km #5Fox Trail
Difficult
Salem, NC
Difficult
3.7 mi 5.9 km Salem, NC
1.5 mi 2.3 km #6Possum Trail
Difficult
Connelly Springs, NC
Difficult
1.5 mi 2.3 km Connelly Springs, NC
2.1 mi 3.3 km #7Little River Trail
Intermediate
Salem, NC
Intermediate
2.1 mi 3.3 km Salem, NC
10.9 mi 17.5 km #8Roper Hollow Road
Intermediate
Glen Alpine, NC
Intermediate
10.9 mi 17.5 km Glen Alpine, NC
1.3 mi 2.1 km #9Clear Creek Lake View Trail
Easy
Salem, NC
Easy
1.3 mi 2.1 km Salem, NC
2.1 mi 3.4 km #10Chestnut Knob Trail
Difficult
Salem, NC
Difficult
2.1 mi 3.4 km Salem, NC
2.2 mi 3.6 km #11H.Q. Trail
Intermediate
Salem, NC
Intermediate
2.2 mi 3.6 km Salem, NC
2.1 mi 3.4 km #12Sawtooth Trail
Difficult
Salem, NC
Difficult
2.1 mi 3.4 km Salem, NC
3.2 mi 5.2 km #13Horseridge Trail
Difficult
Salem, NC
Difficult
3.2 mi 5.2 km Salem, NC
4.9 mi 7.8 km #14Raven Rock Trail
Difficult
Salem, NC
Difficult
4.9 mi 7.8 km Salem, NC
2.9 mi 4.7 km #15Benn Knob Trail
Intermediate
Salem, NC
Intermediate
2.9 mi 4.7 km Salem, NC
2.7 mi 4.3 km #16Lower CCC Trail
Intermediate
Salem, NC
Intermediate
2.7 mi 4.3 km Salem, NC
0.4 mi 0.6 km #17Hemlock Nature Trail
Easy
Salem, NC
Easy
0.4 mi 0.6 km Salem, NC
1.4 mi 2.3 km #18High Shoals Falls Loop
Difficult
Salem, NC
Difficult
1.4 mi 2.3 km Salem, NC
1.0 mi 1.7 km #19Jacob Branch Trail
Difficult
Salem, NC
Difficult
1.0 mi 1.7 km Salem, NC
1.6 mi 2.6 km #20Turkey Ridge Trail
Difficult
Drexel, NC
Difficult
1.6 mi 2.6 km Drexel, NC
2.6 mi 4.2 km #21Upper CCC Trail
Intermediate
Drexel, NC
Intermediate
2.6 mi 4.2 km Drexel, NC

Photos of South Mountains State Park - 50

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Looking towards the top of High Shoals Falls
Jul 30, 2018 near Salem, NC
Huge tree
Mar 12, 2020 near Salem, NC
Overlook!!l
Oct 29, 2019 near Salem, NC
Bridge Jacob branch trail
Oct 29, 2019 near Salem, NC
Fox trail south mountains state park.
Oct 29, 2019 near Salem, NC
Panoramic View on the Upper Falls Trail.
Apr 30, 2019 near Salem, NC
When the trail goes through the water... so do you! This was a gorgeous cut through a shallow creek.
Apr 30, 2019 near Salem, NC
A good place to rest. There is a picnic table to sit and glaze the South Mountains around this point.
Aug 9, 2018 near Salem, NC

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