Top Hiking Trails To Visit This October in North Carolina

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Book a stay in one of our Valle Crucis Log Cabin Rentals cabins this fall and visit these top hiking trails this October. We offer a variety of North Carolina cabin rentals with convenient locations all along the Blue RIdge Parkway. Take advantage of this opportunity and soak in the beautiful fall colors on display all through October. Browse our full selection of Carolina cabin rentals on our website or give us a call today!


Lee and Vivian Reynolds Greenway Trail

Enjoy a run, walk or bike ride along this 3 mile trail. The Lee and Vivian Reynolds Greenway Trail offers a moderate adventure that is great for the family.


Grandfather Mountain

With 11 trails that range in difficulty, there is certainly something for everyone, no matter your skillset. Grandfather Mountain State Park’s backcountry features the more challenging hikes.These trails give you the opportunity to explore this spectacular state park and get up close to the nature and wildlife that call Grandfather Mountain home.


The Cascades Trail

Beautiful views don’t have to be challenging to achieve! The Cascades Trail ends at one of North Carolina’s stunning waterfalls that is easy to access and ideal for families.


Tanawha Trail

This 13.5 mile trail stretches from Julian Price Park to Beacon Heights and parallels the Blue Ridge Parkway on Grandfather Mountain in North Carolina.


Linville Falls

Linville Falls is one of the most photographed waterfalls in North Carolina, and it’s easy to see why! You can hike to five different viewpoints on two trails that leave from the Visitors Center. One of the trails is certainly more strenuous than the other, but you can hike to all five spectacular viewpoints with just a four mile hike.


Boone Fork Loop Trail

Beginning and ending in Julian Price Memorial Park, this five-mile loop covers compelling territory and is a hike most anyone can enjoy.  Views of the rolling hills and cow pastures continue onto beautiful mountain brooks and marshes.


Beacon Heights Trail

Beacon Heights is considered by some one of the best-kept secrets on the Parkway. This trail is a short one-mile roundtrip hike at Milepost 305.2 on the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina. Explore the rock platforms at the end of this hike and enjoy the stunning views of the mountain range.