Looking Glass Rock, Pisgah Forest

#4 of 8 in Nature in Pisgah Forest
Geologic Formation · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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  • I'm in pretty good shape (walk 4-5 miles many days per week) and this trail was tough for me! It seemed way longer than 3 miles to the top and did take us 4-5 hours roundtrip. You need to push...  more »
  • Very nice, somewhat challenging hike. We were able to park right at the trailhead as it was not a busy time. I believe it was around 6 miles round-trip with a 1700 foot elevation gain. Definitely not....  more »
  • Great hike. Dog friendly and accessible. Bring plenty of water. Not the easiest hike to do but good for those that are willing for a fight. Do not hike when it is raining heavily or has been raining heavily, I’ve heard gets super slick and muddy.
  • Amazing hike and spectacular views! Inexperienced hiker here.... took us about 2 hrs (required several rest breaks, also I'm 4 months pregnant). But definitely wear good shoes and bring water! Well worth it!

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