NC Treks
Get outside your box.

NC Treks your source for outdoor adventure.

NC Treks provides high quality, safe, affordable and memorable outdoor experiences all throughout the beautiful state of North Carolina. We specialize in hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, fly fishing, paddlesports and outdoor education. Our programs are designed to suite the needs of a wide range of experience levels, from beginner to advanced. All of ours guides have emergency medical and specialized outdoor training. Get outside your box!

The NC Treks Difference


  • We love North Carolina and we love outdoor adventures! We care deeply about our state's natural treasures.
  • This passion is why we do what we do and it drives us to exceed expectations.
  • Experience our passion for the outdoors.


  • Our knowledgable guides & instructors have extensive classroom and field training.
  • They also hold advanced wilderness medical and outdoor certifications. All of the acronyms are represented here from CPR/AED, WFA, WAFA, WFR to ACA, IMBA, PCIA, AMGA and NOLS.
  • Rest assured, your guide has the knowledge and skills to make your adventure safe, educational and fun!


  • We grew up here. Hiking, camping, paddling, pedaling and climbing our way around North Carolina.
  • We know the way on and off the beaten path. We can show you that hidden waterfall or how to get to the top of that elusive peak. We know the best places to ride and the best times to go. We can take you to that secret fishing spot and tell you the fly they like the most. We know the best place to be at sunset and which campsite brings the best sunrise.

NC Treks Services

  • Hiking
    We offer a number of private hiking tours, from a leisurely stroll to energetic challenging treks.  Choose easier maintained trails, or more rugged and remote areas.  Trail time (exclusive of travel) may vary from 2 - 8 hours for adventures ranging from half-day trips to serious full-day excursions.
  • Backpacking
    Our guided backpacking trips take you deep into North Carolina’s National and State Parks, along with a few private reserves. We can tailor a trip based on your goals, whether it’s leisurely discovering hidden waterfalls or exploring the only rain forest on the east coast or climbing the highest peaks east of the Mississippi. Trips vary in length from overnight to up to 12 days.
  • Kayaking, Canoeing & Paddleboarding
    Come explore North Carolina’s scenic waterways on a guided canoe, kayak or stand-up paddleboard trip. We have trips designed for different skill levels, from novice to experienced paddlers and a range of water classifications. We offer half day, full day and multi-day tours.
  • Mountain Biking
    We offer professionally guided mountain bike trips to the best trails in North Carolina. Our tours showcase the most beautiful and pristine backcountry locations in state. We have trips geared towards all different skill levels, offering tours from easy to epic - for first time mountain bikers on up to seasoned mountain biking enthusiasts. We offer half day, full day and multi-day tours.
  • Rock Climbing
    We offer guided trips to the best rock climbing destinations in North Carolina. Our rock climbing opportunities represent a number of styles and techniques. We have guided ascents based on the following disciplines: sport climbing, traditional climbing, aid climbing, and bouldering. A typical trip usually consists of a 6 hour day of single pitch climbing.
  • Fly Fishing
    We specialize in introducing the sport of fly-fishing to first-time fisherman in addition to helping experienced anglers exercise their skills. You will find that our guides are extremely knowledgeable and have the skills to get you into fish. You’ll spend four hours on the water during our half day guided trip and have eight hours of water time during our full day guided trip.
  • Training and Education
    We offer a number of training, skills clinics and educational courses, including: CPR/AED and WFA, Backcountry Skills, Ultralight Backpacking, Leave No Trace, Low-Impact Camping, Thru-Hiking and Section Hiking Pro Tips, Backcountry Cooking, Watersports Safety, Advanced Mountain Biking, and Beginner & Advanced Rock Climbing.
  • Tours
    Take a tour with us. Current tours include: Photography, birding, waterfalls, wildflowers & foliage, archaeology, prospecting and stargazing.
  • Groups, Organizations and Events
    Bring your next event outdoors, whether it's a birthday party, reunion, corporate retreat, or team building excursion - we'll make it a success!
    Let us work with your group or organization to enhance their outdoor experiences. Examples include: Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, YMCA, Boys & Girls Clubs, churches, schools and colleges.
  • Gear and Outfitting Services
    We provide all of the gear and everything you’ll need to enjoy one of our adventures. This doesn’t include any personal items like clothes, shoes, rain jacket/pants, etc. All of our equipment is well maintained and top-of-the-line. We also provide gear training, rental, reviews and recommendations.
  • Rates & Reservations
    For more information, rates and reservations, please email us at or give us a call at 336-721-4795.

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