This trail follows the crest of Roan Mountain and runs through red spruce, mountain-ash, Fraser fir and Catawba rhododendron. It terminates at the Roan High Bluff overlook, which provides views of Bald...[more]
Cloudland TR 1000
From Burnsville, take US 19E to Spruce Pine. Turn left on NC 226N to Bakersville. Once in Bakersville, follow NC 226N as it changes to NC 261. Continue on this road to Carvers Gap and the state line. Look for the Roan Mountain sign and turn left onto SR 1348. The Appalachian Trail crosses here as well. Follow SR 1348 to the fee station. Take the first right past the fee station and park in Lot #1. The Cloudland Trail starts to the left near the parking lot entrance.
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