Take A Scenic Creekside Hike Deep In A 1400-Foot-Deep Gorge Along The Laurel Creek Trail In North Carolina
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.
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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.
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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