NC Hiking Trails

mt mitchell hiking ncAlpine Village Resort is situated just minutes away from Mount Mitchell NC in the Burnsville NC Mountains. The section of the Appalachian Mountains that surrounds this region is known as the Black Mountains, and the Blue Ridge Mountains extend throughout the Western boundaries. The Black Mountains nearby contain over 20 mountain peaks that exceed an elevation of 6,000 feet. That means the views abound here! Check out the cozy vacation rentals in Western NC at Alpine Village Resort and learn more about all of the fun you can have when you visit the Burnsville NC Mountains and Blue Ridge Parkway near Mt. Mitchell State Park.

Mt Mitchell State Park

You don’t have to climb all the way up to the summit of Mt Mitchell, which has been recorded as 6,684 feet in elevation, to enjoy the family hiking trails in NC here. There are numerous walking trails, natural trails and easy trails that lead all around the mountain, many of which are near the base. Of course, the observation deck at the top of Mt. Mitchell State Park is usually the goal for most visitors that come to the park to go hiking in Western NC. Read more about Mt. Mitchell State Park and the amenities and activities you can enjoy while visiting.

Pisgah National Forest

mt mitchell hiking ncIn the Pisgah National Forest near Burnsville NC and Mount Mitchell you can explore the endless hiking and walking trails found all around. Some popular ones include the Carolina Hemlock Recreation Area near Black Mountain Campground. You will find not only some great NC hiking trails but plenty of fun for the whole family as there are a swimming and tubing area, picnic pavilion, fantastic fishing spots and a bear sanctuary all located nearby. Also, the Craggy Gardens in Buncombe County is a fantastic hiking in Western NC spot in the Pisgah National Forest; here you can also see the amazing waterfall, Douglas Falls.

Blue Ridge Parkway

The Blue Ridge Parkway is an astounding scenic byway along which many enjoy driving. In addition to driving the Blue Ridge Parkway, there are numerous trails and pathways that follow throughout the wilderness that surrounds the road on both sides. Some of the best family hiking trails in NC are located along the Blue Ridge Parkway. Mt. Mitchell NC and the Burnsville NC Mountains are very close to the Blue Ridge Parkway, and from Milepost 317.4 near the Linville Falls community all the way to Milepost 408.6 at Mt Pisgah, you can enjoy the great hiking in Western NC. Of course, the Blue Ridge Parkway itself runs some 469 miles through portions of Virginia all the way down to areas just past Asheville. You can enjoy all that the parkway has to offer when you stay at Alpine Village Resort’s fantastic Burnsville NC vacation rentals. Click to learn more about the outdoor fun that abounds near the Blue Ridge Parkway and these cabin rentals in Mt Mitchell NC. Book your Mt Mitchell NC lodging at Alpine Village Resort and you’re guaranteed to have a great time. The resort offers cozy vacation rentals in Western NC, private tennis courts and a pool. Each of the Burnsville NC vacation rentals is fully equipped and many have other amazing amenities. Each cabin is nearby to Mt Mitchell Golf Course, and the other Western North Carolina attractions. Do you love the outdoors? The cabin rentals in Mt Mitchell NC are convenient to all of the fantastic things to do including horseback riding NC, Western North Carolina fly fishing, gem mining NC, and even NC white water rafting. Browse to find out more and contact us today!