Asheville TrailsbyTrailful Outdoor Co

Asheville Hiking & Backpacking Trails: 6 + Miles


Let’s hit the trail! Explore western North Carolina’s beauty on our favorite hiking and backpacking trails near Asheville, exploring mountain summits, river valleys and gorgeous forest on these great hikes and backpacking adventures over 6 miles.

Yellow Mountain Trail in NC Cashiers and Highlands, NC

Hike the Yellow Mountain Trail to a view-packed summit, following a twelve-mile roundtrip journey on one of the most difficult trails in Western NC. This tough adventure rolls over mountaintops, explores lush valleys filled with gnarly-branched mountain laurel, and visits a historic fire lookout tower, scoring a great workout along the way.

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