Walking Trails

Walking Trails

Mars Hill University offers several walking trails to help you further enjoy our campus.

Historic Walking Trail

A self-guided tour of Mars Hill University is available through theclio.com. The Mars Hill College Historic District was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on September 12, 2006 and as of 2017 it is amongst the largest educational historic districts in North Carolina.

View the Historic Walking Trail tour.

Otis Duck Walking Trail

The W. Otis Duck Walking Trail is approximately one mile in length. A joint effort of Mars Hill University and the Town of Mars Hill, the trail is named for W. Otis Duck, who ministered to the community of Mars Hill and Madison County as a physician, confidant, and friend for over 40 years.