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Bakers Mountain Park

6680 Bakers Mountain Road, Hickory, NC 28602
+1 828-324-8461
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Short drive for a short hike

Short drive out to Hickory for a short hike. There are multiple trails here, so you can choose how... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
Roadhore
,
Little Rock, Arkansas
Fun Hiking

Many in our club go to Bakers Mountain Oark regularly. Well maintined trails and park. Adequate... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
RSJCJr
,
Charlotte, North Carolina
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“nice hike” (3 reviews)
“short hike” (3 reviews)
“orange trail” (2 reviews)
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6680 Bakers Mountain Road, Hickory, NC 28602
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+1 828-324-8461
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"orange trail"
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"challenging enough"
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"ranger station"
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"great hiking trails"
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"clean restrooms"
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"hickory area"
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"workout"
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"mountains"
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"overlooked"
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"benches"
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Short drive out to Hickory for a short hike. There are multiple trails here, so you can choose how long or short of a hike you would like to conquer. We only had a couple of hours so we took one of the shorter ones....More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Many in our club go to Bakers Mountain Oark regularly. Well maintined trails and park. Adequate parking. Helpful rangers at office. Clean bathrooms. The hike to the top can be moderate to strenuous depending on your skill level., but it's not a long hike. There...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We had a big hike and wore the almost 3 yr old and pup out! Trails are rugged, wear appropriate shoes. Nice views and birding. Found cool rocks and saw animal tracks but didn't see any. Quiet, not many people, ranger was super nice and...More

Thank SOJS
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

We took the "easy" hike with my pregnant daughter...it was challenging enough! Nice, peaceful hike through the woods.

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

As we were driving in the Hickory area, we looked up this park for a place to take my family for a hike. The parking lot is small but nicely paved. I was happy to see restrooms also. We took the red/orange trail to the...More

Thank beachgal628
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Really nice hike and paths were well marked and relatively well groomed. Very clean park no litter. Sal the forest ranger was very kind and took his time to explain the trails

1  Thank TMCD2
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Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

I hike the trails of this park at least once a week. If you live near the Hickory area, the hike to the top of the mountain is an excellent outlet for a quick cardio workout. The trails are clean and well marked. I almost...More

3  Thank Mike C
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

It's a good, rugged hike. There are about 6 miles of trails here. They're not rated for difficulty, but they are very wild. We went later in the morning, so while we could hear birds, they were all camera-shy. There is an overlook at the...More

Thank EMM-batraxos
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Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Great hiking trails. Walk or ride a bike to the top of the Mountian to check out the wonderful view. Many different trails to choose from.

1  Thank Brenda W
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

It was a pretty good workout. Well worth the trip and the view at the top was worth hiking all the way to the top.

2  Thank sanfrangiants33
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