NC – South Mountains State Park

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Situated in an ecologically rich transitional belt between the Carolina Piedmont and the Blue Ridge, North Carolina’s South Mountains State Park is a wonderland for new backpackers. The largest state park in North Carolina, the protected area is overshadowed by … Read More

WV – Canaan Valley SP Snowshoe

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This one is a family-friendly twofer: The 6,015-acre state park combines awesome backcountry adventures and a lift-served ski area with 47 trails, 4,300-foot summits, and 850 feet of vertical drop. Better still, average snowfalls of around 160 inches bring loads … Read More

NC – Wildcat Rock Trail Region

General Overview https://conservingcarolina.org/ other suggested hikes Bearwallow Mountain Trail Florence Nature Preserve Norman Wilder Forest Trombatore Trail Weed Patch Mountain Trail Wildcat Rock Trail Trailhead address is 3823 Gerton Highway/Gerton NC Coordinates are 35°28’24.38″N/ 82°19’56.79″W Coordinates are 35.47344°/82.33244° Youngs Mountain … Read More

VA – Lakeview Trail

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Explore the stunning fall lake scenery by boat or land. Smith Mountain Lake State Park has three hiking trails ranging from half a mile to three miles long. Trails weave through the park’s various features, including hardwood forests, pine forests, secluded coves … Read More

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