The Upper Hickory Nut Gorge Trail System is one loop in a future 130+ mile trail system that links trails throughout the Hickory Nut Gorge. So When complete, the Upper Hickory Nut Gorge loop will form a 20-mile loop that connects Florence Nature Preserve,Wildcat Rock Trail, Bearwallow Mountain, Trombatore Trail, and Blue Ridge Pastures.

To date, Conserving Carolina has opened nearly 12 miles of trails in the Upper Hickory Nut Gorge. These trails reach towering waterfalls, panoramic vistas, spectacular wildflowers, pristine mountain streams, scenic grassy balds, and cliffs that host rock and ice climbing.

Upper Hickory Nut Gorge Trail Map

You can download a PDF version of this map here.