3 Trails on the North Carolina Side You Need to Visit


If you love exploring the mountains by trail, we share that love with you! As fellow mountain lovers, we take any chance we get to explore the various trails that go throughout the North Carolina Smoky Mountains. If you’re new to the area or visiting, you might be wondering which trails are the best ones to hike. Luckily, you’re in good hands. We consider ourselves to be local experts in this subject! Not to mention, our Smoky Mountain cabins are a short drive from the trails listed below.

1.Mingus Creek Trail

Roadtrip length: 5.8 miles

Difficulty: Moderate

Points of Interest: Historic Mingus Mill, Scenic Views

The Mingus Creek Trail has lots of history along the way. Enjoy this leisurely hike throughout the mountains while experiencing the culture.

2. Boogerman Loop Trail

Roadtrip length: 7.4 miles

Difficulty: Moderate

Points of Interest: Creeks/Bridges, Views, Horse trails

Be sure to give yourself enough time for this scenic hike. With various interchanges and elevation changes, be prepared to pace yourself.

3. Buckeye Ridge Hiking Trail

Roadtrip length: 5.4 miles

Difficulty: Moderate

Points of Interest: Breathtaking views, Cold Springs Creek, Max Patch Mountain, Tennessee border

This hike is great for inexperienced hikers and pros alike! Bring the kids or dog on this scenic, brisk hike.

All of these trails are located here in Western North Carolina! Stay in one of our luxurious Smoky Mountain cabins and enjoy the North Carolina side! View all of our North Carolina rentals here and don’t forget to hike one of the three trails we mentioned!

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