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Recommended Routes in Laurel Springs - 1

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Favorite Clouds hang low in the valley along Alligator Back on the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Intermediate

Alligator Rocks to Bluff Mountain

1.0 mi 1.6 km 316' Up 96.31 m Up 316' Down 96.27 m Down

Sparta, NC

Laurel Springs Hiking

  • 29 Miles 47 Kilometers of Trail
  • 1 Recommended Route
  • 1 Easy Trail Easy Trails
  • 6 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 0 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Laurel Springs - 6

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4.9 mi 7.9 km #1Flat Rock Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Hays, NC
Intermediate/Difficult
Hays, NC
2.8 mi 4.5 km #2Bluff Ridge Primitive Trail
Difficult
Sparta, NC
Difficult
Sparta, NC 12 
7.2 mi 11.5 km #3Bluff Mountain Trail
Intermediate
Mulberry, NC
Intermediate
Mulberry, NC
3.2 mi 5.1 km #4Basin Creek Trail
Difficult
Sparta, NC
Difficult
Sparta, NC
4.2 mi 6.8 km #5Cedar Ridge Trail
Difficult
Sparta, NC
Difficult
Sparta, NC
6.1 mi 9.9 km #6Grassy Gap Fire Road
Intermediate
Hays, NC
Intermediate
Hays, NC

Photos of Laurel Springs - 19

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About halfway up ridge looking off towards Stone Mtn State Park
Jan 8, 2018 near Mulberry, NC
Brinegar Cabin. Photo by Jonah Unks.
Apr 6, 2016 near Sparta, NC
View from the shelter at the top of Bluff Ridge Primitive Trail. A welcome place to sit after an intense outing.
Sep 18, 2017 near Sparta, NC
Clouds hang low in the valley along Alligator Back on the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Jan 3, 2017 near Sparta, NC
Near the end of the climb up Bluff Primitive, you start going downhill.... but you still have one more ascent which can be seen here in the distance.
Feb 3, 2018 near Sparta, NC
More overlooks on the way UP Flat Rock Ridge Trail
Jan 9, 2018 near Mulberry, NC
Trailhead parking
Aug 6, 2019 near Sparta, NC
A hand-chiseled millstone lies abandoned in the creek
Apr 18, 2018 near Sparta, NC