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99TJNC 04-07-2011 04:29 PM

Blowing Rock NC Trail?
 
Has anyone done this trail?

Does anyone know if it is open or how to get there, or difficulty level or anything?

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SinearOnyx 04-07-2011 08:41 PM

pretty certain ive been there, ill see if i cant dig up the name of the road

99TJNC 04-08-2011 11:13 AM

ok thanks

DisneyNut 04-11-2011 09:28 AM

I can't see You Tube at work but are you talking about Richlands?? It's close to Boone but not actually IN Boone.

biggn235 04-12-2011 07:49 PM

Yep definitely Richland Rd. Been there many, many times. It is a very easy trail, I did it in a 100% stock YJ and never had a problem. It is open and is right off of 321.

DisneyNut 04-12-2011 09:34 PM

We have been to Richlands a lot too. It is open. I have plenty of pictures if anyone wants to see too.

99TJNC 04-13-2011 12:54 AM

yeah, pictures would be helpful. I'm just trying to find some spots to hit some trails this summer

GotLime 04-13-2011 10:05 AM

Can anyone provide more specific location, directions, etc?

Thanks.

biggn235 04-13-2011 10:12 AM

These are all pictures from Richland, I live about 5 minutes away so we go very often.



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I have a ton of pictures, if you want to see more just go to my Cardomain page.
http://www.cardomain.com/ride/3358635/1995-jeep-yj/page-2

DisneyNut 04-13-2011 11:33 AM

Turn on Richland Road off of Hwy 321. It's about 1/2 way down the mountain or if going up, pass the last store on the right and it's the next road.

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KrawlOff-Road 04-13-2011 11:52 AM

How far is this from Asheville?

-Jason

biggn235 04-13-2011 12:54 PM

Maybe two and a half hours, it is in* Blowing Rock

99TJNC 09-21-2011 12:39 PM

I tried to find this place last weekend but I couldn't. Granted I don't know the area well. My family and I stayed in a cabin up off of Shulls Mill road, and I took that road down into Blowing Rock, right near the speckled trout and Mellow Mushroom and that area. The place we rented from was located near there. I drove around for awhile but didn't have my laptop and couldn't find it. Was I anywhere close?

biggn235 09-21-2011 02:08 PM

You were on the wrong side of Blowing Rock. From Blowing Rock get on 321 and go south towards Lenior, it will be on the left before you get to the first gas station outside of town.

badbassman97 09-21-2011 11:11 PM

IM new to this jeepforum thing but is their a jeep group in the boone area i live close by and if there is id like to join if anybody knows anything about it


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