Outdoor Adventures in Boone, NC
Outdoor adventures in Boone are waiting! RootsRated’s local experts explore the very best destinations for hiking, trail running, cycling, mountain biking, climbing, paddling and more. Whether you are searching for a quick outing or a multi-day adventure, RootsRated has an insider’s look at the top trails and destinations Boone has to offer.
North Carolina's High County harbors some of the state’s most cherished natural wonders. Filled with scenic vistas and charming small towns, this mountainous section of the state offers an idyllic weekend escape.
Long overshadowed by the Appalachian Trail and Virginia Creeper, the Iron Mountain Trail is begging to be ridden.
The Boone Fork Trail is one of the crown jewels of the High Country, leading through rhododendron tunnels alongside crystal clear streams.
Elk Knob is not only North Carolina's newest state park, but it's been a longtime favorite hiking destination for Boone locals for years.
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