Rim Trail Horseback Riding

The 15th most popular equestrian trail in North Carolina.

East of Murphy in the Nantahala National Forest, the Rim Trail is a 14 mile route open to horseback riding.

To reach the trailhead from Murphy, head east on US64. Turn left on SR1301. At the river crossing, turn right on SR1300. Turn left on SR1344. Turn onto FS340 where there are pulloffs to access the trail. The Bristol Fields Horse Camp is on FS340.

Overall, Rim Trail is the 15th most popular horse trail of all 18 horseback rides in North Carolina.

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Local Contact(s):  NNF (828) 837-5152; North Carolina Tourism (919) 733-4171.

Base Camp:  Bristol Fields Horse Campground

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.usda.gov/nfsnc/

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Date Updated:  8/4/2016

ID:  15756

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