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Need to know. The route on this map depicts the “current” route – the combination trail/backroad route that people use now to complete the MST. Traildino grading: MW, Moderate walk, backpacking trail; Hut tour grading: T1, Walk. From Tongariro National Park's volcanic grandeur to the magical wilderness of the Whanganui River and the untamed Tasman Sea coast – our bike rides will show you the sights, places and people that make our regions so special. The Mountains to Sea Cycle Trail will take your breath away. 3509 Haworth Drive, Suite 210, Raleigh, NC 27609 This trail started in 1973 when the North Carolina General Assembly passed the North Carolina Trails System Act. 3,652' 1,113 m High 814' 248 m Low 4,889' 1,490 m Up 7,460' 2,274 m ... and resupply information, as well as detailed, turn-by-turn directions, download a trail guide from the Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail. The Mountains-to-Sea State Trail (MST) is a long-distance trail for hiking and backpacking, that traverses North Carolina from the Great Smoky Mountains to the Outer Banks. Entering the park from the south, parts of the Corridor, Mountain, Grindstone, and Grassy Ridge Trails are marked with the familiar white blaze that designates the Mountains to Sea Trail. Traildino Schwierigkeit: MW, Mittelschwere Wanderung mit Rucksack; Schwierigkeitsgrad Berg- und Alpinwanderung: T1, Wandern. The trail in this segment is maintained by the Carolina Mountain Club. Please also check Trail Updates for notice of very recent changes. Start exploring North Carolina – one step at a time. More than just a walk in the woods, the trail traces the diversity that is North Carolina. The 700+ mile NC 2 Mountains to Sea route serves as the main artery of the North Carolina bicycle route system, bisecting the state west to east. The trail is unusual in that it is mostly on private lands, and is open to trail users through the generosity of many individual landowners. Tracking information is emailed when order ships. Mountains-to-Sea Trail, 1448 Km, ungefähr 73 Tage. We’ve also added icons to help you find trail segments and mileage, parking, and trail alerts, as well as photos taken along the trail route. The Mountains to Sea Cycle Trail is divided into six sections that can be joined together for a multi-day adventure, or enjoyed as day rides to suit your ability, interests and itinerary. Below is a map of the North Carolina Mountains to Sea Trail, broken down by segment. MOUNTAINS-TO-SEA TRAIL MAP NORTH CAROLINA. Mountains-to-Sea Trail, 1448 km, 900 miles, about 73 days. FMST's efforts are underway so that one day a complete foot trail will reach across the state, from the Mountains to the Sea. Mountain Laurel blossoms cover the Mountains to Sea Trail just past Rattlesnake Lodge, on the Water Loop extension Adds 1 mi. Whether you travel by bike, horse or foot, you’re in for a spectacular adventure as you explore the 22-mile Mountains to Sea Trail! Home; Trails; Plan. The Mountains-to-Sea Trail is a simple footpath stretching almost 1,200 miles across North Carolina from Clingmans Dome in the Great Smoky Mountains to Jockey’s Ridge on the Outer Banks. You can download the entire map or individual segements as .gpx files, suitable for loading into most GPS programs and Google Earth. Interactive Map. Danny wrote an account of her MST journey, focusing on the beauty, quirkiness, and vibrancy of the trail. Wanderkarten und Reiseführer, selbst geführte Wanderurlaub und Wandertouren. If you encounter this problem, we would appreciate your help as we try to diagnose the problem. If the map fails to load properly for you, please let us know at maps@mountainstoseatrail.org, as your feedback can help us diagnose the issues. Mountain To Sea Trail. Note September 2015: We're working on this map. Find local businesses, view maps and get driving directions in Google Maps. Until that's done, you might see nothing but blue ocean here! 71.9 Miles 115.7 KM Point to Point. Several of the state park’s trails share the MST designation. Length 6.4 miElevation gain 108 ftRoute type Out & back Click the images of the maps below for a larger, high-res view. Find out how to ride – and enjoy – the Mountains to Sea Cycle Trail. This ambitious new trail will be over 700 miles long when completed, running the length of North Carolinafrom Clingman’s Dome in Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Cape Hatteras National Seashore on the Atlantic coast. Right now, the sections we have mapped are centered on the city of Asheville and extend northeast and southwest. The interactive map below allows you to explore multiple aspects of the MST – the route across the state, terrain, and satellite imagery. 4,568 Followers, 136 Following, 276 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Mountains-to-Sea Trail (@mountainstoseatrail) Need to know; Bike Hire, Transport & Tours; What to bring; Staying safe; Trail grades ; Biking etiquette; Stay; News; Trail Updates . The Mountains-to-Sea Trail (frequently referred to as "MST") is a long-distance hiking trail in North Carolina that connects Clingmans Dome in the Great Smoky Mountains on the western edge of the state to Jockey's Ridge State Park on the Outer Banks. The Mountains to Sea Cycle Trail is primarily graded 2–3 (easy to intermediate), with the challenging Kaiwhakauka rated as grade 4 (advanced), as is the Mangapurua despite a major upgrade in late 2019. Including all its options the Mountains to Sea Cycle Trail totals 317km in length. There’s varying terrain from concrete bike paths and boardwalks, quiet country roads and an old cobbled road, to smooth gravel bike track and some testing backcountry singletrack. New trail is being built each year and we adjust the “current” route to incorporate that new trail as soon as feasible. The Mountains-to-Sea State Trail, or the MST, is North Carolina's flagship state trail. This trail is also known as MST. This interactive map is for overview purposes only. We'll be adding more sections over time as we get more data. Mountains to Sea Trail Maps. Shut-In Trail Sign The Mountains to Sea/Shut-In Trail Winding Up the Ridge. Mountains to Sea Trail is a 6.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Irvine, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. Map segment 6 describes which pieces of these trails are on the MST. Mountains to Sea Trail (Section 6): Elkin “in Town” Trail – Elkin “tree sign” to Gong. Occasionally we are getting reports from users like you that this map is not loading correctly. Contact Us. If you do not receive a … Jones Lake State Park Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail is the growing community of members and volunteers who support the trail, an official unit of the North Carolina State Park System. Riders will traverse two national parks: Tongariro National Park and Whanganui National Park, both rich in natural and cultural heritage. The Mountains to Sea Cycle Trail is primarily graded 3 (intermediate), and varies in terrain from concrete bike paths and boardwalks, quiet country roads and an old cobbled road, to smooth gravel bike track and some testing backcountry singletrack. Experts recommend starting your ride from the Tongariro National Park end. Public trails start in Irvine Regional Park, and docent-led, scheduled activities begin in Weir Canyon. If you are planning a hike, the most comprehensive hiking information is found on the Trail Guide page of this website. It ties the mountains in the west with the piedmont in the center; and the piedmont with the coastal region of the east. If you are planning a hike, the most comprehensive hiking information is found on the Trail Guide page of this website. The trail's western endpoint is at Clingman's Dome, where it connects to the Appalachian Trail in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Trail length: 2 miles; Difficulty: easy, level grade; Surface: Sidewalk and granite dust; The Westbound trail starts at the “tree sign” at the intersection of Main Street and East Market Street. Learn about the 18 trail segments & 1 alternate route that make up the MST. The notion of a trail extending across the width of North Carolina was proposed in 1977 by Howard Lee, who was then the Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Natural Resources and Community Development. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, and bird watching. We appreciate your feedback! and 350 ft. of climb The main Lodge area normally marks the end of this hike, but you can extend the hike on a beautiful loop of trail (the water loop ) and visit another spring and the lodge's old water reservoir. Dieser … For more information, including camping, lodging, parking, shuttles, and resupply information, as well as detailed, turn-by-turn directions, download a trail guide from the Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail. We work statewide building and maintaining trail, encouraging communities to create new sections of trail, and helping people hike it. The trail, when completed, will be over 900 miles in length. Map Key Favorites Check-Ins. Map data is from a variety of sources, including ensembles of our own GPS tracks, user contributed GPS tracks, official maps, and field observations. This interactive map is for overview purposes only. Winding through farmland, forests, and country roads, this trail skirts the northern flank of Sauratown Mountain. 919.825.0297 All orders are shipped via US First Class Mail, Media Mail, Priority Mail, or Smart Post. Email them to us at maps@mountainstoseatrail.org. Until that's done, you might see nothing but blue ocean here! New trail is being built each year and we adjust the “current” route to incorporate that new trail as soon as feasible. The Mountains to Sea Trail (MST) of North Carolina is a 935+ mile trail consisting of footpaths, roads, and state bike routes. Find walking maps and guidebooks, self guided walking holidays and hiking tours. A 20-mile-wide corridorwithin which the trail will runhas been established, and more than a third of the trail is now … Note September 2015: We're working on this map. You can get involved and help support the trail. The Mountains-to-Sea State Trail is a long-distance trail for hiking and backpacking, that traverses North Carolina from the Great Smoky Mountains to the Outer Banks. Map of the North Carolina Mountains to Sea Trail. East of Pilot Mountain, the MST joins the Sauratown Trail, one of the earliest long-distance trails in the state. Find cycle trails, accommodation and tourism activities along the Mountains to Sea Cycle Trail with this interactive map of the Ruapehu and Whanganui regions. Hiking North Carolina's Mountains to Sea Trail Overview. The Mountains-to-Sea Trail Across North Carolina: Walking a thousand miles through wildness, culture and history by Danny Bernstein. Although parts were obliterated with the construction of the Blue Ridge Parkway, much of this trail still follows its original route. Read our advice, tips and tricks to ensure you have a safe, enjoyable experience on the Mountains to Sea Cycle Trail. 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