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The Best Dog Friendly Trails in North Carolina

Discover the most popular dog friendly trails in the state of North Carolina. Below, you will find the information you need to determine which trail is best for you and your dog. We even provide directions from your exact location. Have Fun!

Looking Glass Rock Trail

  • County: Transylvania County
  • Address: National Forest 475 Rd, Brevard, NC 28712
  • Directions
  • Distance of Trail: 5.3 miles
  • Elevation Gain: 1,699 feet
  • Difficulty: Hard
  • Route Type: Out & Back

Catawba Falls Trail

  • County: McDowell County
  • Address: Catawba Falls, 3074 Catawba River Rd, Old Fort, NC 28762
  • Directions
  • Distance of Trail: 2.1 miles
  • Elevation Gain: 305 feet
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Route Type: Out & Back

Hawksbill Mountain Trail

  • County: Burke County
  • Address: Table Rock Rd, Morganton, NC 28655
  • Directions
  • Distance of Trail: 1.8 miles
  • Elevation Gain: 600 feet
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Route Type: Out & Back

Grassy Ridge Bald via Appalachian Trail

  • County: Carter, Mitchell Counties
  • Address: Appalachian Trail, Roan Mountain, TN 37687
  • Directions
  • Distance of Trail: 4.7 miles
  • Elevation Gain: 1,033 feet
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Route Type: Out & Back

High Falls and Triple Falls Tour

  • County: Transylvania County
  • Address: 1300 Staton Rd, Pisgah Forest, NC 28768
  • Directions
  • Distance of Trail: 4.4 miles
  • Elevation Gain: 492 feet
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Route Type: Loop