8 Low-Key Hikes In North Carolina With Amazing Payoffs

A hike doesn’t have to be a monumental effort in order to sow rewards. The Tar Heel State does have some challenging hikes, but not everyone is up to that kind of adrenaline rush every single time we go out for a hike, right? The following eight hikes are easy peasy and, although some may be short while others are long, they all have amazing payoffs. Take a look below.

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Hiking in North Carolina, even in Western North Carolina, doesn’t have to be a strenuous affair. There is a multitude of easy trails that lead to extraordinary places. Check out this unique trail on the North Carolina/Tennessee border for one more low-key hike with a big payoff.