Art Loeb Trail

United States United States

Worth knowing

The Art Loeb Trail runs for a length of 47 kilometers through North Carolina in the United States.

The difficulty of the trail is rated as demanding and it usually takes 2 days to walk the Art Loeb Trail.
Of course, how long it really takes for the trail depends on the experience and fitness of the hikers.

The drinking water supply is on the way a problem depending on the season.
Reliable water points are not always available, as these may have dried out.
You should definitely plan ahead and get informed here!

On the trail you are completely self-sufficient..
There are no grocery stores along the way, so you have to take all the food you need with you for the entire trail.

You can stay overnight in a tent/tarp.

Wild camping is allowed As always, leave behind no traces . Rubbish has to be taken away and nature has to be respected and protected!

Campfires are currently allowed. However, this can change at any time.
Therefore, please be sure to pay attention to public notices and a possible risk of forest fires..
In addition, new fireplaces should never be built, but existing ones should be used.

Facts about Art Loeb Trail

47 km
Elevation gain
2.400 m
Elevation loss
2.100 m
Highest Point
Black Balsam Knob / 1.890 m
Lowest Point
Davidson River / 650 m
Round Trip?
Walk in both directions?
47 km
2.400 m
2.100 m
Black Balsam Knob
1.890 m
Davidson River
650 m
You have the following accommodation options on the Art Loeb Trail
  • in a tent/tarp
Solitude on the Art Loeb Trail
Hardly any other people and you sleep in huts/tents with no contact to villages

The best time to hike the Art Loeb Trail is:


Arrival to the Art Loeb Trail

You will arrive via Charlotte Douglas International Airport.

You can get to Starting point via Bus / Taxi / Uber. Duration approx. 5 hours.

Departure from the Art Loeb Trail

Departure is via Charlotte Douglas International Airport.

You can get to the airport per Bus / Taxi / Uber. Takes about 6 hours.

Map and elevation profile of the Art Loeb Trail

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