- Distance: 1.5 Miles RT
- Elevation Gain: 315′
- Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
The Rumbling Bald trail in Hickory Nut Gorge isn’t quite finished yet. At present, it is developed for the first mile with a wide gravel trail through the woods. The rest of the loop is there, so we walked it all the way around, but it is a little rough and muddy in some areas.
Some of our Rumbling Bald Hikes:
The past 3 weeks has been unusually warm for February and March. I have been traveling, so this was the first day I’ve been outside in over a week. The trail at Rumbling Bald in Lake Lure, NC is under 3000′ above sea level, when flowers sprout in western North Carolina, this is where they start. … Continue reading First Blooms at Rumbling Bald