Reservation
Refund
Questions...

Bald Knob Ridge TR 186, NC

US Forest Service

From NFSR 472 the trail ascends switchbacks to the ridge. It offers good views of the Black Mountains and passes through stands of red spruce and Fraser fir trees. Several primitive campsites are in the...[more]

Bald Knob Ridge TR 186

Address

NC

Directions

From Burnsville, go east on US 19E for about 4.3 miles. Turn right onto NC 80. After 0.6 mile, turn right again to stay on NC 80. Follow this road for 11.6 miles. After passing Mt. Mitchell Golf Course, turn right onto South Toe River Road/NFSR 472. This road soon changes to gravel. Arrive at an intersection and turn right toward Black Mountain Campground. Travel about 3 miles past the campground. The Bald Knob Ridge trailhead, marked with a sign, will be on the right.

Activities
  • HIKING HIKING
Recreation.gov helps you discover and book trips to all of America's public places.
Learn more about us, or about any of our agency partners below:
Bureau of Land Management Federal Highway Administration National Oceanic Atmosphere Administration Smithsonian Institution USDA Forest Service US Army Corps of Engineers US Fish and Wildlife Service National Park Service Bureau of Engraving and Printing Tennessee Valley Authority Bureau of Reclamation National Archives Records Administration

Agency Partners