Hikers will find plenty to love in North Carolina. The state operates an extensive trail system that has kept its pathways clear for nearly 45 years for hikers, bikers and people on horseback. There are also plenty of ATV trails and rivers to meander through and enjoy the wilderness of this beautiful state. Anyone that wants to make the most of a North Carolina Hike should take the time to devise a plan, learn all they can about the state and discover everything it has to offer.
Check the Weather
The weather in North Carolina can be very unpredictable as people travel into the mountains. The spring and summer are often very warm and humid, but storms can arise quickly at higher elevations. Stay prepared by layering clothes and always having dry socks and other wet weather gear handy, even on a day hike.
Know the Possibilities
The Great Smoky …