A hike through the vast wilderness in North Carolina always involves a bit of intrigue as well as pleasantly unexpected nuances. When hiking the Laurel River Trail that begins near Marshall, there is a wealth of eye-opening sights that make this hike in North Carolina one of the most unique around.
So let’s recap all this trail has to offer: a rushing creek deep within a 1,400-foot-deep gorge, an old logging road perfect for a carefree hike, potential swimming holes that we didn’t even mention above (shhhh…), views of the confluence of the Big Laurel Creek and the French Broad River, and lastly – a real ghost town. Wow. The Laurel River Trail belongs at or near the top of any hiking bucket list this year! Learn more about it from our friends at AllTrails.
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