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Asheville, NC: Cold Mountain

Big views. Quiet streams. A forest paradise. This 8-mile hike to a Hollywood-made-famous summit still offers plenty of solitude, plus fine campsites for a wilderness overnight.

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Follow I-40 W to US 19 S to NC 110 S to NC 215 S in Bethel, NC. After 5.4 mi., turn L onto Little East Fork Rd. Go 3.8 miles and park near scout camp.

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