Grab a leash and hit the trail! Follow our favorite dog-friendly hikes near Asheville to visit cool mountain summits, shady forests, and tumbling creeks for a fantastic day on the trail with your favorite canine hiking buddy.
Explore lofty mountain summits, rushing waterfalls, and colorful, blooming wildflowers on these incredible spring hikes in the mountains near Asheville.
Explore some of most beautiful waterfalls near Asheville on these super scenic trails, all less than two miles. They’re short and rather easy beginner hikes, and they’re kid-friendly, too. And they’re all incredibly beautiful!
Hike the Looking Glass Rock Trail to an iconic, domed mountaintop near Brevard, NC, catching incredible, lofty views from the steep-sided summit.
Hike to stunning summit views at Craggy Pinnacle, exploring an exceptionally beautiful forest just off the Blue Ridge Parkway and climbing through abundant blooming Catawba rhododendron.
Hike to Skinny Dip Falls, a series of beautiful cascading waterfalls on a crystal-clear river, just off the Blue Ridge Parkway near Asheville.
Catch views of the gorgeous cascades of Looking Glass Falls, a roadside waterfall just off the Blue Ridge Parkway near Brevard, NC.
Hike the Craggy Gardens Trail, climbing through a beautiful high-elevation forest filled with blooming rhododendron, wild blueberries and wildflowers to stunning summit views just off the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Hike to Moore Cove Falls, a towering, 50-foot free-falling waterfall set in a scenic creek valley filled with fern and rhododendron. It’s a beautiful, moderate, one-mile hike, and located in the Pisgah National Forest near Brevard.