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Do you dream of hiking to the top of a mountain and looking out at the views that span for miles and miles? Have you ever thought about owning your own North Carolina mountain home with private views and peaceful surroundings? When you live in the gorgeous Western North Carolina Mountain region of Alleghany County and Sparta you will enjoy all of the exhilarating outdoor fun activities you can experience, while living in one of the most beautiful places in the country. Here you can enjoy hiking, mountain biking, golf, fishing, canoeing and even white water rafting within the breathtaking setting of the Blue Ridge Mountains. On this page we've tried to provide a bit of information on the many great places to enjoy hiking in North Carolina.

The Blue Ridge Parkway is probably the best place to start if you want to enjoy the hiking in and around Sparta and Alleghany County. Here you can find an abundance of great hiking trails and panoramic views. Hike the 15 minute loop up to Cumberland Knob (Mile Post 217), venture atop Mahogany Mountain (Mile Post 235) and see the hawks fly over, or spend the day exploring Doughton Park (Mile Post 238) with its seven thousand acres of unspoiled wilderness.

For other hiking in the area, check out the state parks in the region. Stone Mountain State Park is a great place to enjoy the natural beauty of the area and hikers can try their hand at hiking all the way to the dome's 600 foot summit. The park contains more than 14,000 acres of forested lands and also is a renowned spot for rock climbing. New River State Park, located just a short drive away, is also a special place to enjoy hiking as there are many trails and paved walkways for visitors to enjoy.

At Boyer Realty, we can help you find your dream NC Mountain home. We list and sell Alleghany County NC Real Estate and Sparta NC Real Estate near the Blue Ridge Parkway. Take a moment to browse our listings of Alleghany County North Carolina real estate and contact us today, we'd be happy to help you with all of your needs.

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