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Max Patch Mountain

Trail Name: Appalachian Trail

Location: Pisgah National Forest

Hike Length: There are two trails. A short 1.4 mile trail or a 2.4-mile loop

Difficulty: Easy

Features: 360 degree mountain views

Hike Type: Loop

Distance from Downtown Asheville: About 47 miles

Max Patch is a much loved and often visited bald in Western North Carolina. It offers a great opportunity to hike a small part of the Appalachian Trail and enjoy one of the most gorgeous views these mountains have to offer. Pack a picnic, sit back and enjoy a sunset!