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Laurel Mountain Trail

  Hiking trails like this one are plentyful in the Blue Ridge Mountains, it's a great hiking area. Finally, hiking time is here again, and Laurel Mountain Trail in Henderson County, North Carolina is a perfect place for getting out. Pretty far from Asheville you find Laurel Mountain Trail but it is a really good trail.
North Carolina is a great outdoors state. You'll need more than a day to look at everything Laurel Mountain Trail has to offer, you can camp
    at Lake Powhatan Campground. Yellow Gap Creek is a good place to stop by; get your heart pumping on the great whitewater of Pigeon River - East Fork. Pisgah National Forest is a good place to stretch your legs a bit. There's so much
to do here at Laurel Mountain Trail that you need to camp here for a while, Lake Powhatan - North Carolina National Forest is a tremendous site for that. Rich Gap is close to Laurel Mountain Trail and is a great place, and the vistas at Blue Ridge Parkway will blow your mind. Whitewater paddling is not for everyone but if it's for you then we recommend Looking Glass Creek. Some of the water nearby flows, like Slate Rock Creek, and you'll meet a lot of folks from  
Penrose here. Just can't get enough of Laurel Mountain Trail. All the water falling down from the sky makes Laurel Mountain Trail a wet place. Most of the rain falls during March, and the driest month is October. For the period of the warmest time of the year here at Laurel Mountain Trail, high temperatures usually reach the 80's; the night is a little colder of course, generally in the 50's.

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These outdoors activities are available near Laurel Mountain Trail.
 Trails Near Laurel Mountain Trail:
Art Loeb Trail, Transylvania County , 14 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Laurel Mountain Trail:
North Mills River, Horse Shoe , 3 miles away
Mount Pisgah, Canton , 4 miles away
Lake Powhatan Campground, Buncombe County , 6 miles away
Lake Powhatan - North Carolina National Forest, -blank- , 7 miles away
Mountain Laurel Resort, Horse Shoe , 7 miles away
 Whitewater Near Laurel Mountain Trail:
Looking Glass Creek, Transylvania County , 7 miles away, Class III-IV(V+) - 5 miles long (Along Highway 278)
Pigeon River - East Fork, Haywood County , 8 miles away, Class II-III - 8.7 miles long (Route 1887 Bridge to North Carolina Route 110 Bridge)
Davidson River, Transylvania County , 8 miles away, Class I-II - 5 miles long (FS Road 475 to Sycamore Flats)
Pigeon River - Big East Fork, Haywood County , 9 miles away, Class III-V - 2.7 miles long (3800 foot countour line to US Route 276 Bridge)
Pigeon River - Big East Fork, -blank- County , 11 miles away, Class IV-V+ - 5 miles long (Blue Ridge Parkway to Highway 276)
 Public Lands Near Laurel Mountain Trail:
Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville - NC , 15 miles away
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg - TN , 59 miles away
Pisgah National Forest, North Carolina , 8 miles away
Caesars Head State Park, South Carolina , 17 miles away
Jones Gap State Park, South Carolina , 21 miles away
 Hotels Near Laurel Mountain Trail:
Hampton Inn Brevard, Brevard , 7 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites BREVARD, Brevard , 7 miles away
Days Inn Asheville West, Candler , 9 miles away
Holiday Inn ASHEVILLE - BILTMORE WEST, Asheville , 9 miles away
Comfort Suites Outlet Center, Asheville , 9 miles away
 Lakes Near Laurel Mountain Trail
Lake Powhatan, Buncombe County , 7 miles away
Enka Lake, Buncombe County , 8 miles away
Summit Camp Lake, Transylvania County , 15 miles away
Beaver Lake, Buncombe County , 16 miles away
Crooked Creek Lake, Henderson County , 17 miles away

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