What to expect

North Carolina has 15 trails including extra difficult, difficult, medium, and easy trails. The trail with the highest elevation climb is the Mountains-to-Sea Trail and the one with the least climb is the Neusiok Trail. The longest trail is Mountains-to-Sea Trail at 1890 km. To complete this hike you should budget at least 96 days. For a shorter adventure, you can try the Jacob Fork Rim Trail a t 21.6 km. This could be done in as little as 2 days. Trails with the best offering of hostels include Art Loeb Trail, Appalachian Trail Section Hike - Nantahala Gorge To Davenport Gap, Appalachian Trail - Tennessee, Appalachian Trail Section Hike - Davenport Gap to Max Patch Road, and Mt Cammerer and Big Creek Loop.