This Easy And Beautiful Hike At Max Patch Should Be Added To Your North Carolina Winter Bucket List This Year

Hiking to the very top of a mountain bald in North Carolina is fulfilling for many reasons. The experience of the hike itself, combined with the views along the way and from the summit, and the overall accomplishment make the effort thrilling in more ways than one. If there’s one mountain hike in the Tar Heel State that’s doable in the winter for just about every skill level, it’s hiking the summit trail(s) to Max Patch.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Have you hiked Max Patch during the wintertime? For more information about the hike and locating the trailhead, consult this link from our friends at AllTrails. We’d love to see your images included in our Facebook thread!  What other trails are among your faves for winter hiking in North Carolina? Let us know!

Want more? Keep reading with this list of trails that are perfect for winter hikes in North Carolina!

Address: Max Patch Rd, Hot Springs, NC 28743, USA