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Great hike!

We loved this hike. The last part of the hike was very uphill, but our (just turned) 4 year old... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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It’s Not Easy to Get There, but REALLY Worth the Effort

This is one of the best hikes I’ve done in the area between Linville and Boone. It’s spectacular... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
Tampa, Florida
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This is a short, but strenuous and steep hike to the summit of Hawksbill Mountain at an elevation of 4020 feet.
Linville, NC
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All reviews worth every step great place for a picnic degree view worth the effort awesome views table rock great hike summit payoff outcropping trek nature
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We loved this hike. The last part of the hike was very uphill, but our (just turned) 4 year old managed it with no problems. The 9 and 11 year old also had no trouble. The views from the top were amazing. If you have...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

This is one of the best hikes I’ve done in the area between Linville and Boone. It’s spectacular. It’s not at all easy on you or your car to get to the vistas that will reward, but man is it worth the trip. After a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

This trail is a nice steady uphill climb, bring a walking stick. It's a very clear trail walking amongst the woods until you see the clearing to an incredible view! It will take about 20 minutes each way plus however many hours you want to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank 748ANDREAB
Reviewed 18 August 2018

What a beautiful, scenic trail in the Linville mountain area. So quiet and nicely structured trail to make want to take as much time as possible enjoying it. ,

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Richard B
Reviewed 2 August 2018

This was a great hike. The trail was well worn and easy to follow. I am an active 71 year old and had to take four short catch my breath stops on the way up but it was not overly strenuous. The payoff at the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Davistravels
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Wonderful short hike with a reward of expansive gorge views! 90 mile views, large open granite outcropping that handles crowds well. Last short section fairly steep and worth it! Beauty at 4,000 feet that should be on anyone's list of fav hikes!

Date of experience: October 2017
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

The hike to HB is not too bad and worth every step. 360 degree views of Linville Gorge and Table Rock. The hike is fine for younger kids who like to hike. Def. worth the time.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank klamborj
Reviewed 5 October 2017

After totally getting lost, we were finally able to find Hawksbill Mountain (FYI take a right at Ginger cake road and stay on the road to the left, and you'll eventually find it!) The hike itself is moderate--we were able to climb it quickly to...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We hiked this trail in the late morning and had an enjoyable time-except for the swarm of bugs at the very top that prevented us from going to the outer edges. The views were spectacular and you could see for miles and miles on this...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Karen S
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Hawksbill isn't easy but not too difficult either. Be prepared to be blown away when you het to the top and look down the gorge. worth every step!!

Date of experience: March 2017
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1 July 2016|
Response from Bextasy | Reviewed this property |
Don't put it in the GPS because it takes you to Linville Gorge. Instead put Table Rock In the GPS. The trailheads are very close, so you will see hawksbill trailhead before table rock