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First Day Hike on the Lower Profile Trail

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First Day Hike on the Lower Profile Trail


Get 2019 off to a great start with a ranger-led hike on the Profile Trail! Join Ranger Musumarra for an approximately 3 mile round trip hike on the lower profile trail. This section of the trail is considered to be of moderate difficulty. Bring any water and snacks you may need and dress appropriately for the weather. Please wear closed-toe shoes, preferably hiking boots.
All ages welcome, but children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Please, no pets. 
Meet at the Profile Trail parking area at 10:00am.


Hike Length and Difficulty: 
3 Miles Roundtrip, slow to moderate pace, moderate terrain
Date of Event: 
Tuesday, January 1, 2019 - 10:45am to 12:00pm
Start Location: 
Profile Trail Head (4198 Hwy 105 South)

Grandfather Mountain State Park

9872 Hwy 105 S (Suite #6)
Banner ElkNC 28604
Latitude: 36.111200
Longitude: -81.811140

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November - February: 8am - 6pm
March, April, May, September, October: 8am - 8pm
June, July, August: 8am - 9pm

To accommodate early hikes, park gates are not closed on a daily basis; however, they may close due to weather conditions.

OFFICE HOURS:  The state park office is open Monday through Friday, 8am - 4:30pm. You may contact our office during business hours or after hours; leave a message and we will return your call as soon as possible.

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 9
Linville, NC 28646