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      The park offers the first opportunity for a mountain experience that will challenge your fitness and offer great views and varied terrain. This trail is the first loop at Buffalo Creek Park and provides a strong shot of climbing without harsh technical difficulty. It’s smooth and flowing and popular with hikers and trail runners.

      It will be extended by 7-10 miles of trail through rugged back country, ascending another 2,000 feet to reach ridge lines and scenic viewpoints. The trail will connect with Chimney Rock State Park on the north side of Rumbling Bald Mountain, itself a popular destination for climbers and boulders. A bike-accessible cirque of the entire northern valley is planned, along with an extended through-hiking experience that circumnavigates Lake Lure in a 30-40 mile trail that summits several surrounding peaks.
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      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
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      Access Info:
      2191 Buffalo Creek Road
      Lake Lure, NC 28746
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      Open on Aug 11, 2018

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #3,565
      State Ranking
      #54
      Trails
      5
      Total Distance
      6 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      3 miles
      Total Descent
      2,518 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,562 ft
      Total Vertical
      486 ft
      Reports
      3
      Photos
      4
      Ridden Counter
      46

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