Hiking, Lenoir, NC

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You won’t believe all the great locations this area has for hiking and other outdoor activities!

Did you know that the Lenoir, North Carolina area has roughly 30 hiking trails? Whether you prefer hiking on dirt, asphalt, crushed stone, concrete, boardwalk, or grass, you’ll be able to find a trail that fits your needs when you Visit Lenoir & the NC Foothills. You will also find short trails of 1 or 2 miles, those longer than 5 miles, or plenty in between. Regardless of which hiking trail you choose, you’ll enjoy unique views and a connection to nature that will provide great exercise and rejuvenation.

Hiking in Lenoir, North Carolina

One option for hiking is the City of Lenoir Greenway. You can access it from multiple locations and then hike as much of the 7 miles as you have the energy and time for. Another option is the Yadkin River trail which is roughly 2 miles long and accommodates hiking and biking. Yet another choice is the T.H. Broyhill Walking Park with its short .43-mile paved loop. These are just three of many options for hiking you’ll find in the area. If you desire a hiking trail in a forest, near water, going through a community, or one with drinking fountains and restrooms, you will have no trouble locating one that fits your needs and objectives.

Experience the unchanged beauty and hospitality of Lenoir!

After a day or even just a few hours of hiking the trails in the area, you’ll find plenty of places to restore your energy with a bite to eat and accommodations for the evening. You’ll be all set to check out the other outdoor recreation and entertainment options that make this the perfect place to live and visit. We do have a word of caution for you, however, in that when you Visit Lenoir & the NC Foothills to take advantage of the hiking opportunities, you might just be tempted to stay!

Common Questions About Hiking in Lenoir

If you like to hike, Lenoir is a great place to visit. Take a look at some of the common questions we’ve answered about hiking in Lenoir if you’re planning a trip here in the near future.

Is Lenoir a good place to hike?

Whether you’re an avid hiker or you simply enjoy nature, Lenoir is an excellent place to hike. Not only are the views incredible but there are countless trails to try out that are great for any hiking ability.

Can you hike during the winter in Lenoir?

While it does get cold in Lenoir, hiking is possible during the colder months of the year. Make sure you dress appropriately to handle these colder temperatures, especially if you are going on a longer hike.

What are some of the best trails in Lenoir?

One of the most popular hiking spots is the City of Lenoir Greenway. You can access this area from multiple areas, and once you reach the trail, you can hike as much or as little of the 7 miles as you want. The T.H. Broyhill Walking Park is another great option.

What should I bring when I go hiking in Lenoir?

Wear comfortable shoes and dress appropriately for the weather. You should also make sure you have something to eat, plenty of water, and sunscreen.

How do I choose a trail to hike?

Our listings of hiking areas in the Lenoir area can be a great place to start. Check them out before you start planning your next trip.

When you Visit Lenoir & the NC Foothills, you can enjoy hiking near Lenoir, Granite Falls, Gamewell, Cedar Rock, Boone, and Blowing Rock, North Carolina.


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