This Delicious Blueberry Hike In North Carolina Will Wind Down Your Summer In All The Right Ways
What could be more deliciously fun than a hike filled with amazing views, wildflowers and blueberry bushes? This trail will take you on a hiking adventure like no other – and if it also happens to be late Summer, then you’ll be arriving just in time for ripening blueberries.
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Wind down your Summer in all sorts of delicious ways on this mountaintop hike filled with blueberries, you can thank us later.
Andrew’s Bald in North Carolina is reachable via the Forney Ridge Trail, which begins in the parking lot of Clingman’s Dome. It is 1.8 miles to the top of Andew’s Bald. Once you collect your blueberries and breathtaking views, you can either turn around and head back to the parking lot, or continue on the Forney Ridge Trail for 3.6 more miles down the ridge before making a steep return back to the parking area. For more information, refer to this link on alltrails.com
Robin Jarvis is a travel and entertainment writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She spent more than two decades living on the coast in South Carolina and currently lives in the mountains of North Carolina - although she still makes it back to see family in South Carolina quite often. When she's not working, she loves to hike, kayak, and check out new adventures. Get in touch at [email protected]
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