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Bakers Mountain Park

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Great trails!

This park has several trails, all color coded. Stop by the information board to get a map. The... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Ronni S
Beautiful outing

Bakers Mountain has much to offer. One can find some history while on the trail. The hike will be... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Fritzdog22
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Hickory, North Carolina
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6680 Bakers Mountain Road, Hickory, NC 28602
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This park has several trails, all color coded. Stop by the information board to get a map. The view from the observation platform is breathtaking!

Thank Ronni S
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Bakers Mountain has much to offer. One can find some history while on the trail. The hike will be rewarded with a spectacular view.

Thank Fritzdog22
Reviewed 16 August 2018

We took our three kids, ages 9,7 and 5 for our first hike after moving to North Carolina from Illinois. I read others reviews and looked at the trails ahead of time, and also stopped to ask Sal (the ranger) his recommendation for the right...More

1  Thank jahendricker
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

I took my grand kids ages 7, 11, 14, 18, the hike was a bit much for me and the 7 year old even though it's listed as moderate, the view at top is very nice and the water fall was to but it's not...More

1  Thank kconor09
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

This is a great park for hiking and picnicking. There is a sign in place to register vehicle and family in the park. I like this safety measure so you know someone will look for you at closing time. There are open restrooms and a...More

1  Thank Mary H
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

Thank Roadhore
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

Thank RSJCJr
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
Reviewed 15 October 2017

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

Thank smitty60
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

1  Thank beachgal628
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