Hiking – Western North Carolina
Avalon’ is a hiker’s dream! Some of the highest rated trails and best hikes on the East Coast are right here in Haywood County North Carolina. There are thousands of miles to explore- some famous and some not so famous. Cool thing is living at Avalon puts you 30 minutes from endless hikes. And you can just wake up and pick. Let’s see which way today? The Blue Ridge Parkway? The Great Smoky Mountains National Park? The Appalachian Trail, Pisgah National Forest? Dupont State Park? The Qualla Boundary/Cherokee? Max Patch? or should we just stay home and trek Merlin’s Trail right inside Avalon.
For a more leisurely walk, take advantage of the 2.6 mile Waynesville Greenway. It’s just minutes down the mountain from Avalon and it winds gently around Lake Junaluska. Either way, you’ll discover why so many people come to the oldest mountain range on earth to explore and find their spirit of adventure.
For more information:
Hiking Trails Near Maggie Valley, NC