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Blue Ridge Loop 5770 36" Panel

David Textiles

Campbell Frost Artwork 

100% cotton

36 x 45 inch panel

About 15 minutes south of downtown Asheville, just north of Hendersonville, the Hard Times Loop is a 6-mile trail with very little elevation gain but lots to see.

The Hard Times Loop passes through Bent Creek Experimental Forest and the NC Arboretum and provides views of the Biltmore Estate and Lake Powhatan.

Hard Times Road is one of several forest service roads in the area, which make for very agreeable, wide trails for walking.

These tunnels on Tennessee’s Blue Ridge Loop cuts a hole in the mountain and reflect the memory of nature in all her glory. Frozen in time, this pathway to adventure beckons you to enter as it hangs on your wall.