AroundLakeLure.com brings you our best picks for packing in a day of fun in the sun enjoying our area parks, paths and scenic trails in and within a short drive of Lake Lure, NC.
Hiking - Area Hiking Trails In Lake Lure NC and In Nearby Towns
A complete guide to Lake Lure, NC hiking. Detailed Trail Reviews of the best Lake Lure hiking trails and hiking trails near Lake Lure. Discover waterfalls near Lake Lure, NC, find dog-friendly hiking trails, lists of hiking clubs and ways to maximize your hiking experience.
The Profile Trail is a backcountry trail on the west side of Grandfather Mountain beginning in Banner Elk, North Carolina. The trail follows the Watauga River, with many creeks and streams throughout the hike. This is a great day trip to take from Lake Lure.
Enjoy this list of favorite waterfall hikes around Lake Lure, NC. All waterfalls are within an hour of Lake Lure Town Center. Includes pictures, facts, highlights and links to trail reviews.
Detailed Trail Review of Catawba Falls hike located in Old Fort, NC. One of the best waterfalls in WNC we’ve had the privilege to explore! Located on an isolated tract of Pisgah National Forest property, it’s dog-friendly, has great trails and amenities and the waterfall itself is a breathtaking 100-foot fall with multiple cascades and levels.
Pearson’s Falls is located in Saluda, NC within a 268 acre Botanical Preserve. Pearson’s Falls is a spectacular 90′ tall, 30-40′ wide, multi-tiered waterfall. This easy hike is perfect for everyone to enjoy!
The Subway, Grotto and Pulpit Rock, long-time, popular features on the Outcroppings trail at Chimney Rock State Park, have reopened after being closed since 2008. The features offer incredible views of Lake Lure, the Hickory Nut Gorge and the Carolina Piedmont that are unique to the Outcroppings trail.
Detailed Trail Review: Hike the trail to Little Bearwallow Falls, a 100-foot cliff and waterfall. Enjoy views of Hickory Nut Gorge, creek crossings and beautiful Little Bearwallow Falls.
DuPont State Forest is 10,400+ acres and has four major waterfalls located on the Little River – Hooker Falls, Triple Falls, High Falls and Bridal Veil Falls. Simply magnificent!