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Price Lake Loop

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Length

2.3 Miles 3.8 Kilometers

100%

Runnable

Elevation

90' 27 m

Ascent

-90' -27 m

Descent

1%

Avg Grade (1°)

4%

Max Grade (2°)

3,409' 1,039 m

High

3,386' 1,032 m

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An easy 2.3-mile loop around Price Lake with lots of roots, rhodo thickets, and mountain views.

Alex Waterworth

Overview [Suggest Changes]

This is an easy 2.3-mile loop which circles Price Lake and cuts through the campground. The trail features a few great views of Grandfather Mountain. Canoeing and kayaking are also permitted on the lake.
Features: Fall Colors — Lake — River/Creek — Wildlife [Add/Remove]
Dogs: Leashed

Need to Know [Suggest Changes]

The trail is often damp, even after dry stretches, due to dense rhododendron thickets. Be prepared to get your shoes muddy, even on sunny days.

Description [Suggest Changes]

Price Lake Loop is a rooty beginner trail through thick, lush Appalachian forest. the foliage is dense, but the trail is easy to follow and features several bridges and boardwalks through marshy areas. The loop makes for a nice after-work run and is suitable for the whole family. Price Lake is located at Milepost 297 on the Blue Ridge Parkway. You can park at the Price Lake overlook or the boat rental lot and take the 2.3-mile loop in either direction.

Flora & Fauna [Suggest Changes]

Lots of thick Rhododendron.

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Sep 17, 2017
Charles Bell
Incredible run! Several spectacular views. Trail in great condition. Currently a portion closed so a detour across Blue Ridge Parkway. 2.1mi

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  3.7 from 10 votes

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