This trail offers a walk along streams and ridge tops where remains of old homesteads and fields are evident. The vegetation changes from low, dense vegetation along the stream to cove hardwoods and piney...[more]
Van Cliff Loop TR 313
From Burnsville, travel west on NC 19E and merge onto I-26E. Take exit 11 toward Mars Hill/Marshall. Turn left onto NC 213/Carl Eller Road, which leads into Marshall. Take the US 25 Bypass/US 70 ramp, merging onto US 25/70 heading toward Hot Springs. Eventually, turn left to continue on US 25/70. Once in Hot Springs, take SR 209S for 3.3 miles to the Rocky Bluff Campground. Hikers should park in the spaces at the picnic area.
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