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“Great backpacking”

Ranked #1,406 of 2,882 things to do in North Carolina
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Owner description: Nine-hundred-mile trail, consisting of footpaths, roads and state bike routes, extends from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park to the Outer Banks.
Reviewed 30 January 2015

I planed a 3 week backpacking trip starting at clingsmans dome Unfortunately due to family matters I had to come off the trail. However,it was a beautiful trip and I hope to return. It is also amazing for day hikes.

Thank Allanlee1234
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Reviewed 30 January 2015 via mobile

Hiked from Clingman's Dome to Blowing Rock. Amazing views, some easy walking on old Vandebilt and Cone property. Tough climbing at times especially coming out of Linville Gorge. Something for all level of hikers out there.

Thank Caldrid
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Reviewed 30 January 2015 via mobile

The MST is my favorite part of NC. Especially the Falls Lake portion. I am so lucky to have this recreational opportunity so close to my home, but it would be worth traveling to!

1  Thank Courtney P
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Reviewed 30 January 2015

I have been day hiking the MST over the past year. I have completed about 500 miles of it. It is amazing. You experience nature from rugged mountains, small towns, wooded trails hidden within big city limits, and coastal plains. It is all you could ask for. Anyone can do it! Some parts are a little challenging, but for the most part an average person can do this. Hiking is such a relaxing sport and exercise.

Thank Sandy F
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Reviewed 27 November 2014

Each year Will & Donna Farmer man a Checkpoint on the Mountains to Sea Trail at Falls Lake to provide assistance & sustinance to the Scouts making the 2014 BSA 24 Hour Boyscout 50 MILE HIKE. The 60 miles Falls Lake Trail portion of the Mountains to Sea Trail are groomed exra special to help provide a safe path for the hike which is partially done in the DARK! Brave, strong young men, our future leaders!

2  Thank donnanwill
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