This trail starts by pulling off the Blue Ridge Parkway into a visitor center where you can park and begin hiking. It is a key place to hike and one of the highest altitudes in the Smoky Mountains.
The steep climb gains 412ft in elevation, but it's totally worth it with stunning mountain top views of Maggie Valley below. There are places to rest and overlooks along the way.
Trail length: 1 miles
Posted by Sarah Hikes on November 4, 2011
Trail System Blue Ridge Parkway: North Carolina
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Reviewed by Sarah Hikes on February 29, 2012
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Excellent hiking trail. You pull right off of the road and park in the parking lot. Then climb up the trail and you can look down on the parking lot from above. There is a great view of the mountains from the top. A fairly easy, quick trail, but well worth it.
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