South Mountains State Park

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16 mi 26 km

Rides

14 mi 22 km

Trails

5

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Intermediate Trails
5 Trails
Hard Trails
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Food and Drink

After the Ride: Local Favorites

Tokyo Diner Great food, great prices!
Jersey Mike's Subs
Chick-fil-A Morganton Chicken! Seriously, I adore the chickfila sand which. Best bang for your buck.
Silver Creek Restaurant Best fast food in Morganton for breakfast, lunch, or dinner!
908 W Union St, Morganton NC — (828) 438-1772
Cook Out Peanut butter banana fudge milkshake is amazing.
Applebee's Morganton Wonton tacos brah
Judge's Riverside BBQ The buffet is great and sitting riverfront doesn't hurt either.
Chen's Garden Try the sesame chicken!
319 Enola Rd, Morganton NC — (828) 438-1833
Friday Friends french onion soup is great here, love all their salads, and haven't had anything here that I haven't liked but they have so many choices I haven't tried them all. make sure you have lots of time here
315 Sanford Dr, Morganton NC — (828) 430-3024
Mountain Burrito Best restaurant in Morganton
Asian Fusion Kitchen The phở bò is awesome -- and surprisingly popular with kids!
Root And Vine Resturant Great Chef made food and designed menu, the staff is superb! The only gourmet restaurant in Town
Yianni's Family Restaurant Everything is tasty.
112 W Union St, Morganton NC — (828) 430-8700
Jake's Wayback Burgers All great food! and MILKSHAKES!!!!!
Wisteria Southern Gastropub The food, amazing. The beer, the choices. The staff, on top of it.
FATZ Request Brooke as your server... She's the BEST!!!!
Las Salsas The tableside guacamole preparation is really cool and good.
Jimmy John's Number 9 is best
El Sarape Mexican Restaurant Good food and really clean. Wish they were open for breakfast!
Women's Night Out with Carolina Thread Trail-Force of Nature: May 6 - South Fork Trail
Discover your inner Adventurer on this 4 mile evening hike, especially for women! Follow the Carolina Thread Trail along the South Fork Trail at dusk, enjoying the outdoors as the sun goes down. Details
Women's Weekly Mountain Bike Ride: May 9 - U.S National Whitewater Center
Join the DIRT Divas, Charlotte's only mountain bike club for women, and enjoy weekly Tuesday night rides! Check out link below for how to become a member. Details
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3.5 mi 5.7 km
#1 Upper Falls Trail
Salem, NC
3.5 mi 5.7 km Salem, NC
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3.1 mi 4.9 km
#2 Raven Rock Trail
Salem, NC
3.1 mi 4.9 km Salem, NC
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3.0 mi 4.8 km
#3 Benn Knob Trail
Salem, NC
3.0 mi 4.8 km Salem, NC
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1.9 mi 3.1 km
#4 Lower CCC Trail
Salem, NC
1.9 mi 3.1 km Salem, NC
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#5 HQ Trail
Salem, NC
1.9 mi 3.0 km Salem, NC
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Salem, NC
0.5 mi 0.8 km Salem, NC
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