Hiking The Appalachian Trail - Albert Mountain Loop
The 2nd most popular hiking trail in North Carolina.
Tuesday 9 August 2016 03:04 GMT
Near Franklin in the Nantahala National Forest, this 22 mile loop runs rhododendron-shrouded ridgetops and follows a 16 mile section of the Appalachian Trail above 4,000'. The hiking trailhead is located 14 miles west of Franklin on US64. The loop combines Lower Trail Ridge, Long Branch Trail and the AT.
Overall, Appalachian Trail - Albert Mountain Loop is the 2nd most popular hiking trail of all 19 hikes in North Carolina.