On a clear day you can enjoy views of Mount Mitchell, Grandfather Mountain, Table Rock and Hump Mountain. This trail passes through a large patch of Catawba rhododendrons and consists of two loops. The...[more]
Roan Mountain Garden TR 1002
From Burnsville, take US 19E to Spruce Pine. Turn left on NC 226N and follow this to Bakersville. Once in Bakersville, continue to follow this road straight ahead as it changes to NC 261. Take this road to Carvers Gap and the state line. Look for the Roan Mountain sign and turn left onto NC 1348. The Appalachian Trail crosses here. Follow NC 1348 to the fee station. After the station, turn left onto the gravel road. Continue to the first parking lot on the left. The trailhead is located next to the restrooms.
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