10 Short And Sweet Fall Hikes In North Carolina With A Spectacular End View

We’re now in the last final moments of fall. From watching a cracked auburn leaf fall to the ground to bracing for a chance of snow in the mountains, the time is now to put that fall bucket list to good use before we’re hunkering down for winter. While there’s plenty of time between now and Winter, the leaves won’t be this beautiful for much longer. What better way to embrace the crisp, cool air than to get outside and explore our own backyard?

What’s a better way to enjoy the last of fall than to get outside and make the most of these perfect conditions? The mountains have already had their first snow, so the time is now! Which hikes are you planning to do? What are some of your favorite late fall, early winter hikes?

Speaking of Roan Mountain, year-round, it’s a gorgeous place to spend a day. Read our full guide to Roan Mountain here.