Snowbird Backcountry Area, NC

US Forest Service

Snowbird Backcountry Area

This area’s 8,000 acres encompass the headwaters of Big Snowbird Creek and a network of 37 miles of hiking trails. Snowbird’s highlights are waterfalls and ridgetop and streamside trails. ...[more]




From Robbinsville, take Highway 129 North for 1 miles to the junction with Highway 143 West (Massey Branch Road). Turn left on Highway 143 and travel approx 5 miles to a stop sign. Turn right onto SR1127. Continue for approx 2 miles and bear left at a fork onto SR 1115. After 2 miles the road turns sharply to the left. Travel another mile, cross a bridge and turn right onto SR 1120. The road dead-ends after 6 miles (4 miles of which is gravel) at the trailheads.

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