Lake Blue Ridge Trail a flat trail that is perfect for beginners or families with children. It is rated EASY and is only 6/10 of a mile long. Though it is a short hike, it follows the shoreline of the lake and is very beautiful. Picnic tables at the beginning/ending of trail. Green Mountain Trail a pleasant 3.3 mile hike or mountain bike ride with beautiful views of Lake Blue Ridge almost the entire way after cresting the mountain top. Flat Creek Loop Trail a 5.8 mile loop that runs part of the way along a mountain creek. Rated MODERATE. Aska Trails a 17 mile hiking and mountain biking trail system located on national forest land. Trail ascends to 3200 feet providing beautiful mountain views and descends to the shores of Lake Blue Ridge. Stanley Gap Trail a MODERATE 10 mile hike (round trip) or a DIFFICULT 12 mile bike ride. Beautiful views all around, expecially in winter. Rich Mountain Wilderness Hikers exploring this wilderness area should be experienced and carry topographical maps, compass and survival gear. Enjoy spectacular wildflower displays. This area has a large bear population and many deer. Hikers cross several streams and see many waterfalls. Elevation varies from approximately 2000 feet near Little Rock Creek to 4081 feet at Big Bald mountain.