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Blue Dot Trail

Intermediate

Trail

2.2 mile 3.6 kilometer point to point
86% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 489' 149 m
Descent: -282' -86 m
High: 1,488' 453 m
Low: 1,233' 376 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 21% (12°)

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Trail shared by Brandon Thrower

An excellent running trail that can give you access to the lower end of Shortoff Mountain and the Linville Gorge.

Brandon Thrower

Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Spring · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

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The Blue Dot Trail is a higher water route for the MST's Linville River crossing. It is a great running trail and makes for a great out and back on its own, or it is a great option to avoid the long, tough gravel drive up Wolf Pit Rd to the Wolf Pit Trail if trying to do a run to Shortoff Mountain View and back.

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  4.2 from 6 votes

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#269

in North Carolina

#7,725

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