10 Best Fall Hikes in North Carolina

It’s no secret: North Carolina has some of the best hiking on the East Coast. From majestic mountains to dramatic waterfalls to the breathtaking Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina is a hiker’s dream. So it should come as no surprise that some of the nation’s best Fall Hikes can also be found in this Appalachian state.

For inspiration on the Best Fall Hikes in North Carolina, check out this list of 10 incredible hiking spots to hit this autumn:

1. Blowing Rock

Blowing Rock Fall Hikes in North Carolina

Trover photo by Pon Xayavong

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#Hiking Travel Photo Sweepstakes Winner

We asked you to help us kick off the summer season with your best photos of hiking locations around the world, and you guys delivered!

You shared thousands of beautiful, interesting, and informative travel photos from incredible hiking locations in nearly 100 countries. That makes #Hiking one of our most successful sweepstakes ever!

Thank you to everyone who participated for inspiring us to get outside and discover “The Best of Everywhere.” Out of the thousands of submissions we received, though, there could only be one lucky winner.

That winner is…

Jonas Vesterlund, who shared this awesome shot of hiking Namibian sand dunes!

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Trover photo by Jonas Vesterlund

Congratulations and enjoy the $1,500 prize, Jonas! We hope you continue to explore the great outdoors and share your adventures with the rest of us on Trover!

To see where else Jonas explores, check out his Instagram channel – and of course follow him on Trover!

Check out the ultimate #Hiking destinations list here, and make sure to keep an eye on the Trover blog for our next contest!