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125 mi 200 km of trail 5 Featured Runs

Easy Trails 12 Trails Intermediate Trails 6 Trails Hard Trails 2 Trails

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Featured Runs in Blue Ridge Parkway - 5

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Favorite Interesting rock formation next to the boardwalk protecting the delicate ecosystems on top of the ridge.
Intermediate/Difficult

Tanawha Trail

13.3 mi 21.3 km • Point to Point • 1,131 ft Ascent 344.84 m Ascent

(14) Linville, NC
Favorite Looking across the field to Grandfather Mountain.
Intermediate

Green Knob Trail

2.1 mi 3.4 km • Loop • 464 ft Ascent 141.53 m Ascent

(21) Blowing…, NC
Favorite Interesting rock formation next to the boardwalk protecting the delicate ecosystems on top of the ridge.
Intermediate

Rough Ridge

1.1 mi 1.8 km • Out and Back • 337 ft Ascent 102.65 m Ascent

(7) Foscoe, NC
Favorite Pisgah Paradise
Difficult

China Creek / Thunderhole Loop

6.7 mi 10.7 km • Loop • 1,922 ft Ascent 585.95 m Ascent

(10) Blowing…, NC
Favorite Price Lake with Grandfather Mountain in the distance.
Easy

Price Lake Loop

2.3 mi 3.8 km • Loop • 90 ft Ascent 27.29 m Ascent

(20) Blowing…, NC

Trails in Blue Ridge Parkway - 15

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5.4 mi 8.7 km #1Boone Fork Trail
Intermediate
Blowing Rock, NC
Intermediate
5.4 mi 8.7 km Blowing Rock, NC 48 
2.4 mi 3.9 km #2Flat Top Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Blowing Rock, NC
Easy/Intermediate
2.4 mi 3.9 km Blowing Rock, NC 21 
2.9 mi 4.6 km #3Daniel Boone Scout Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Foscoe, NC
Intermediate/Difficult
2.9 mi 4.6 km Foscoe, NC
89.0 mi 143.2 km #4Mountains-to-Sea Trail: Segment 5
Intermediate
Linville, NC
Intermediate
89.0 mi 143.2 km Linville, NC
5.0 mi 8.1 km #5Rich Mountain Road
Easy/Intermediate
Blowing Rock, NC
Easy/Intermediate
5.0 mi 8.1 km Blowing Rock, NC
1.0 mi 1.6 km #6Bass Lake Loop
Easy
Blowing Rock, NC
Easy
1.0 mi 1.6 km Blowing Rock, NC
2.5 mi 4.0 km #7Duncan Road
Easy/Intermediate
Blowing Rock, NC
Easy/Intermediate
2.5 mi 4.0 km Blowing Rock, NC
1.2 mi 2.0 km #8Deer Park Road
Easy/Intermediate
Blowing Rock, NC
Easy/Intermediate
1.2 mi 2.0 km Blowing Rock, NC
2.2 mi 3.6 km #9The Maze
Easy
Blowing Rock, NC
Easy
2.2 mi 3.6 km Blowing Rock, NC
4.0 mi 6.4 km #10Watkins Road
Easy/Intermediate
Blowing Rock, NC
Easy/Intermediate
4.0 mi 6.4 km Blowing Rock, NC
2.2 mi 3.5 km #11Thunderhole Trail
Difficult
Blowing Rock, NC
Difficult
2.2 mi 3.5 km Blowing Rock, NC
1.1 mi 1.8 km #12Nuwati Trail
Intermediate
Foscoe, NC
Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.8 km Foscoe, NC
0.8 mi 1.3 km #13Black Bottom Road
Easy
Blowing Rock, NC
Easy
0.8 mi 1.3 km Blowing Rock, NC
4.0 mi 6.4 km #14China Camp Trail
Difficult
Blowing Rock, NC
Difficult
4.0 mi 6.4 km Blowing Rock, NC
0.8 mi 1.3 km #15May View Road
Easy
Blowing Rock, NC
Easy
0.8 mi 1.3 km Blowing Rock, NC

Photos of Blue Ridge Parkway - 35

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Snow Covered MST Sign. Rime ice and snow covered the entrance to the MST in March. Taken across from the Thunder Hill Overlook, the ice clung to the sign and the fence post and barbed wire.
Dec 7, 2015 near Blowing…, NC
Boone Fork Creek.
Oct 9, 2016 near Foscoe, NC
One of the numerous Bee Tree Creek crossings on the Boone Fork Loop.
Jan 15, 2016 near Foscoe, NC
Autumn sunrise over Trout Lake in Moses H. Cone Memorial Park on MST Segment 5. Photo by Victor Ellison.
Apr 6, 2016 near Blowing…, NC
Goshen Creek on MST Segment 5. Photo by Shelton Wilder.
Apr 6, 2016 near Boone, NC
View, looking down at the Outlet Mall in Blowing Rock.
Oct 22, 2019 near Blowing…, NC
Tower at the top.
Oct 22, 2019 near Blowing…, NC
Tunnel
Oct 22, 2019 near Blowing…, NC

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