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97 mi 155 km of trail 9 Runs

Easy Trails 7 Trails Intermediate Trails 33 Trails Hard Trails 6 Trails
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Runs in Morganton - 9

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Favorite Overlook on Fonta Flora Trail looking out over Lake James to Bald Knob and the Black Mountain Crest
Easy/Intermediate

Fonta Flora Trail Loop

6.9 mi 11.0 km • Loop • 427 ft Ascent 130.07 m Ascent

(8) Glen Al…, NC
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 Overlook on Fonta Flora Trail looking out over Lake James to Bald Knob and the Black Mountain Crest
Intermediate

Fonta Flora 50k

32.6 mi 52.4 km • Loop • 1,490 ft Ascent 454.2 m Ascent

(4) Glen Al…, 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 Lake views offer a scenic backdrop to the Paddy's Creek Trail.
Intermediate

Fonta Flora Half Marathon

12.6 mi 20.3 km • Loop • 665 ft Ascent 202.77 m Ascent

(2) Glen Al…, 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 Morganton - 37

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4.2 mi 6.8 km #1Fonta Flora State Trail: Fonta Flora County Park Section
Intermediate
Glen Alpine, NC
Intermediate
4.2 mi 6.8 km Glen Alpine, NC
2.1 mi 3.4 km #2Shinny Trail
Difficult
Salem, NC
Difficult
2.1 mi 3.4 km Salem, NC
1.4 mi 2.3 km #3Hidden Cove Trail
Intermediate
Drexel, NC
Intermediate
1.4 mi 2.3 km Drexel, NC
3.1 mi 5.0 km #4Saddleback Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Salem, NC
Intermediate/Difficult
3.1 mi 5.0 km Salem, NC
3.8 mi 6.2 km #5Upper Falls Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Salem, NC
Intermediate/Difficult
3.8 mi 6.2 km Salem, NC
3.7 mi 5.9 km #6Fox Trail
Difficult
Salem, NC
Difficult
3.7 mi 5.9 km Salem, NC
1.5 mi 2.3 km #7Possum Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Connelly Springs, NC
Intermediate/Difficult
1.5 mi 2.3 km Connelly Springs, NC
2.1 mi 3.3 km #8Little River Trail
Intermediate
Salem, NC
Intermediate
2.1 mi 3.3 km Salem, NC
2.9 mi 4.7 km #9Mill's Creek Trail
Intermediate
Glen Alpine, NC
Intermediate
2.9 mi 4.7 km Glen Alpine, NC
4.0 mi 6.4 km #10Catawba River Greenway
Easy
Morganton, NC
Easy
4.0 mi 6.4 km Morganton, NC
10.9 mi 17.5 km #11Roper Hollow Road
Intermediate
Glen Alpine, NC
Intermediate
10.9 mi 17.5 km Glen Alpine, NC
2.6 mi 4.2 km #12Fonta Flora/MST Connector Trail
Intermediate
Glen Alpine, NC
Intermediate
2.6 mi 4.2 km Glen Alpine, NC
2.1 mi 3.4 km #13Overmountain Victory Trail: Lake James Segment
Intermediate
Glen Alpine, NC
Intermediate
2.1 mi 3.4 km Glen Alpine, NC
1.2 mi 1.9 km #14Paddy's Creek Trail
Easy
Glen Alpine, NC
Easy
1.2 mi 1.9 km Glen Alpine, NC
1.3 mi 2.1 km #15Clear Creek Lake View Trail
Easy
Salem, NC
Easy
1.3 mi 2.1 km Salem, NC
1.6 mi 2.6 km #16Hunting Meadows Trail
Intermediate
Morganton, NC
Intermediate
1.6 mi 2.6 km Morganton, NC
2.1 mi 3.4 km #17Chestnut Knob Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Salem, NC
Intermediate/Difficult
2.1 mi 3.4 km Salem, NC
2.2 mi 3.6 km #18H.Q. Trail
Intermediate
Salem, NC
Intermediate
2.2 mi 3.6 km Salem, NC
2.1 mi 3.4 km #19Sawtooth Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Salem, NC
Intermediate/Difficult
2.1 mi 3.4 km Salem, NC
3.2 mi 5.2 km #20Horseridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Salem, NC
Intermediate/Difficult
3.2 mi 5.2 km Salem, NC

Photos of Morganton - 53

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Overlook on Fonta Flora Trail looking out over Lake James to Bald Knob and the Black Mountain Crest
Sep 27, 2017 near Glen Al…, NC
Lake views offer a scenic backdrop to the Paddy's Creek Trail.
Dec 18, 2016 near Glen Al…, NC
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