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Fonta Flora State Trail: Fonta Flora County Park Section

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 4.6 (5)

The County Park section of the new Fonta Flora State Trail.


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Map Key

4.2

Miles

6.8

KM

Point to Point

1,320' 402 m

High

1,203' 367 m

Low

204' 62 m

Up

319' 97 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

10%

Max Grade (6°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Lake · River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

A great new trail with some good views of Lake James as it passes through a mixed pine and hardwood forest.

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Brandon Thrower

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  4.6 from 5 votes

#7079

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  4.6 from 5 votes
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#213

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#7,079

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Photos

View up one of the coves towards the main part of Lake James
Sep 1, 2020 near Glen Al…, NC
View of Lake James and the mountains
Jul 30, 2018 near Glen Al…, NC
Beautiful covered bridge along the trail!
Sep 1, 2020 near Glen Al…, NC
Overlook on Fonta Flora Trail looking out over Lake James to Bald Knob and the Black Mountain Crest
Sep 27, 2017 near Glen Al…, NC

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Apr 20, 2022
Azoraa Tre'lok
From parking lot to covered bridge and return using pavement. 4mi — 3h 00m
Feb 1, 2022
Jennifer Marquardt
Snow's almost gone. :-( 5.4mi
Jan 25, 2022
Jennifer Marquardt
Did the Yellow Mountain Trail to make a loop. 4.5mi — 1h 59m
Feb 2, 2021
Jennifer Marquardt
A windy, cold day for a hike with friends. not humid, though! 8.8mi — 5h 10m
Sep 1, 2020
Jennifer Marquardt
Why is it always really humid when I do this trail? 9.3mi — 4h 08m
Aug 8, 2018
Jennifer Marquardt
Really really humid!! 6.2mi — 2h 30m
Sep 2, 2017
Josirox Davis