Bent Creek Loop

| December 22, 2020

Bent Creek Loop

9.15 miles; 1,261-feet total ascent; Asheville That’s kind of a generic name, but there are so many trails in this area. This hike included parts of the Boyd Branch Trail, the Boyd Logging Trail, the Little Hickory Top Trail, North Boundary Road, the Greens Lick Trail, Laurel Branch Road, and the Lower Sidehill Trails. It […]

Warren Wilson River Trail

| December 3, 2020

Warren Wilson River Trail

6.26 miles; 94 feet total ascent; Asheville and Swannanoa, NC Today’s hike was a kinder gentler jaunt on a mostly flat river trail, which may have technically been illegal, as the trail, which is on the property of Warren Wilson College, is closed to the general public due to COVID considerations. This hike started and […]

Richmond Hill Trails

| May 21, 2020

Richmond Hill Trails

4.2 miles; Asheville, NC I’ve been passing signs for this park for a while and finally decided to go check it out. Nice woodland trails, but after all the recent rain it was a bit muddy. This is a pretty trail system, if not too well marked. They don’t blaze any of the trails, they […]

Walker Creek Trail

| May 13, 2020

Walker Creek Trail

7.02 miles; Barnardsville, NC Hey, Beakers, sorry for the long wait between posts. Been feeling a bit down, so I haven’t been out as much as I should. That said, this last one almost killed me! I felt I needed a short-ish hike to get back into the swing of things, and picked this one […]

Old Waynesborough Park, Goldsboro, NC

| January 19, 2013

Old Waynesborough Park, Goldsboro, NC

3.51 miles   2.7 mph pretty tame, flat walk through a small park. nice views of the neuse river. walked as fast as i could to make it a decent walk. don’t know where they get 4 miles worth of trails, though. i doubled back on myself a couple times and still could only get […]

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