This trail follows the river a short distance and climbs Lover's Leap Ridge. It offers panoramic views of the French Broad River and the town of Hot Springs. Combine Lover's Leap Trail and the...[more]
Lover's Leap Loop TR 308
From Burnsville, travel west on US 19E and merge onto I-26E. Take exit 11 toward Mars Hill/Marshall. Turn left onto NC 213/Carl Eller Road, which leads to Marshall. Take the US 25 Bypass/US 70 ramp, merging onto US 25/US 70 heading toward Hot Springs. Eventually, turn left to continue on US 25/US 70. Immediately before crossing the French Broad River turn left onto SR 1304. Turn left at the first intersection and follow signs to the Silvermine trailhead parking area.
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