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1,922 mi 3,093 km of trail 62 Runs

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gem Favorite Climbing Stone Mountain.

Summit of Stone Mountain

(8) Thurmond, NC

Runs in Central N. Carolina - 63

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Favorite Stone Mountain Falls.
Difficult

Stone Mountain Loop Trail

4.4 mi 7.1 km • Loop • 884 ft Ascent 269.44 m Ascent

(36) Thurmond, NC
Favorite Some of the quartz that is present on the Company Mill Trail.
Intermediate

Company Mill Trail

5.1 mi 8.2 km • Point to Point • 382 ft Ascent 116.51 m Ascent

(32) Cary, NC
Favorite View from Hanging Rock
Difficult

Hanging Rock Trail

2.7 mi 4.3 km • Loop • 443 ft Ascent 135.15 m Ascent

(28) Danbury, NC
Favorite Rays and ridges from Waterrock Knob. Photo by Robert Stephens.
Intermediate

Mountains-to-Sea Trail

1,250.3 mi 2,012.2 km • Point to Point • 76,034 ft Ascent 23175.3 m Ascent

(6) Gatlinburg, TN
Favorite Perfect summit spot for trail mix
Intermediate

The Pinnacle

4.3 mi 7.0 km • Point to Point • 813 ft Ascent 247.9 m Ascent

(25) Kings M…, NC
Favorite Trees at TLC Flower Hill.
Intermediate

Flower Hill Trail

0.7 mi 1.1 km • Out and Back • 38 ft Ascent 11.68 m Ascent

(3) Archer…, NC
Favorite Boulders along the Mountain Trail.
Intermediate

Pilot Mountain Loop

5.7 mi 9.1 km • Loop • 643 ft Ascent 195.98 m Ascent

(12) Pilot M…, NC
Favorite Mountain Island Park Trail
Intermediate

Mountain Island Park Trail

3.3 mi 5.2 km • Out and Back • 61 ft Ascent 18.72 m Ascent

(2) Mount H…, NC

Trails in Central N. Carolina - 773

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4.1 mi 6.7 km #1Moore's Wall Loop Trail
Difficult
Danbury, NC
Difficult
4.1 mi 6.7 km Danbury, NC 26 
3.6 mi 5.7 km #2Falls Lake Trail - Section 1
Intermediate
Wake Forest, NC
Intermediate
3.6 mi 5.7 km Wake Forest, NC
3.5 mi 5.7 km #3Springhouse Loop
Intermediate
Hillsborough, NC
Intermediate
3.5 mi 5.7 km Hillsborough, NC
6.3 mi 10.1 km #4Uwharrie Trail Extension
Intermediate
Troy, NC
Intermediate
6.3 mi 10.1 km Troy, NC 14 
2.4 mi 3.8 km #5Laurel Bluffs Trail (East)
Intermediate
Durham, NC
Intermediate
2.4 mi 3.8 km Durham, NC
2.3 mi 3.8 km #6Shiner's Run Trail
Intermediate
Moravian Falls, NC
Intermediate
2.3 mi 3.8 km Moravian Falls, NC
0.7 mi 1.1 km #7Jordan Trail
Intermediate
Butner, NC
Intermediate
0.7 mi 1.1 km Butner, NC
1.2 mi 1.9 km #8Wood Duck Way
Easy
Hillsborough, NC
Easy
1.2 mi 1.9 km Hillsborough, NC
1.1 mi 1.8 km #9River Trail
Intermediate
Farmville, NC
Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.8 km Farmville, NC
1.9 mi 3.0 km #10Walker Trail
Intermediate
Butner, NC
Intermediate
1.9 mi 3.0 km Butner, NC
0.9 mi 1.4 km #11Peaks Loop
Intermediate
Butner, NC
Intermediate
0.9 mi 1.4 km Butner, NC
0.7 mi 1.2 km #12Gilbert Yager Trail
Intermediate
Farmville, NC
Intermediate
0.7 mi 1.2 km Farmville, NC
0.7 mi 1.1 km #13Walnut Grove Trail
Intermediate
Hillsborough, NC
Intermediate
0.7 mi 1.1 km Hillsborough, NC
0.5 mi 0.8 km #14Hart Trail
Intermediate
Butner, NC
Intermediate
0.5 mi 0.8 km Butner, NC
1.8 mi 2.9 km #15Murray's Mill Pond Loop Trail
Intermediate
Claremont, NC
Intermediate
1.8 mi 2.9 km Claremont, NC
1.2 mi 1.9 km #16Hickory Greenway
Intermediate
Northlakes, NC
Intermediate
1.2 mi 1.9 km Northlakes, NC
0.7 mi 1.2 km #17Salisbury Greenway (Grants Creek)
Intermediate
Salisbury, NC
Intermediate
0.7 mi 1.2 km Salisbury, NC
2.4 mi 3.9 km #18Caldwell Station Creek Greenway
Easy
Cornelius, NC
Easy
2.4 mi 3.9 km Cornelius, NC
1.4 mi 2.3 km #19Catawba Riverfront Greenway
Easy
Mount Holly, NC
Easy
1.4 mi 2.3 km Mount Holly, NC
2.7 mi 4.4 km #20Statesville Greenway - Fourth Creek Section
Easy
Statesville, NC
Easy
2.7 mi 4.4 km Statesville, NC

Photos of Central N. Carolina - 1258

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Springhouse Loop
Sep 4, 2017 near Hillsbo…, NC
Upper Cascades Falls
Jan 26, 2016 near Danbury, NC
Little Sugar Creek Greenway near Freedom Park
Jun 18, 2019 near Charlotte, NC
Trail
May 15, 2019 near Spring…, NC
Widows Creek Falls, Stone Mountain State Park, on MST Segment 6. Photo by Joe Mickey.
May 17, 2016 near Thurmond, NC
Sunset on the trail.
Oct 27, 2016 near Lake Wylie, SC
An ancient Eastern Box Turtle taking up the trail.
Apr 24, 2017 near Fearrin…, NC
A sunset and sundog over Lake Crabtree.
Oct 13, 2016 near Morrisv…, NC

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