Asheville Trails

The hiking near Asheville runs the gamut. There are short day hikes, like Bridal Veil Falls in Dupont State Forest and Craven Gap on the Blue Ridge Parkway. There are tougher trails in the Linville Gorge and Pisgah National Forest. And for the truly adventurous, Asheville is a gateway to the Appalachian Trail

Find the best hiking near Asheville with these trails, picked by the editors and contributors of BACKPACKER.