Chestoa View Trail-Blue Ridge Parkway-Milepost 320

Chestoa View Trail-Blue Ridge Parkway-Milepost 320

Trail head: Milepost 320 Blue Ridge Parkway Distance: 0.6 miles Duration: 46 minutes Skill Level: Easy Overview: On the Blue Ridge Parkway  at milepost 320 you will see a sign for Chestoa View Parking. Get out park your car, and you will see the trail head in

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Tomkins Knob Trail-Blue Ridge Parkway-Milepost 273

Tomkins Knob Trail-Blue Ridge Parkway-Milepost 273

Trail head: Milepost 273 Blue Ridge Parkway Distance: 0.7 miles Duration: 20 minutes Skill Level: Easy / Moderate Hiking Trail Overview: Tomkins Knob Hiking Trail is a good extra hike to add onto the Cascades Falls Trail at EB Jeffress Park on the Blue Ridge Parkway. This

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Glen Burney Trail-Blowing Rock NC Waterfalls

Glen Burney Trail-Blowing Rock NC Waterfalls

Trail head: Broyhill Park Blowing Rock NC Distance: 1.2 miles Duration: 1 hr Skill Level: Moderate/Strenuous Hiking Trails Overview: The trail head is just past the Broyhill Park in Blowing Rock North Carolina. This hikes starts down a road then crosses a stream to some stair on

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Mose Cone Park Carriage Trails-Blue Ridge Parkway-Milepost 308

Mose Cone Park Carriage Trails-Blue Ridge Parkway-Milepost 308

Trail head: Milepost Blue Ridge Parkway, Moses Cone Manor Distance: 5.8 miles Duration: 2 hours Skill Level: Easy/Moderate Hiking Trails Overview: Tips: Take a few bottles of water Wear walking, running or hiking shoes Be careful and courteous to Horses passing by  Moses Cone Park Carriage Trail

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Fox Hunters Paradise-Blue Ridge Parkway-Milepost 218.6

Fox Hunters Paradise-Blue Ridge Parkway-Milepost 218.6

Trail head: Norville Crags, North Carolina Distance: 0.2 miles Duration: 12 minutes Skill Level: Easy Overview: Fox Hunter’s Paradise is an overlook located off the Blue Ridge Parkway at milepost 218.6. This overlook is very wide and gives a great view from the parking lot of the

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Jumpingoff Rocks-Blue Ridge Parkway-Milepost 260.3

Jumpingoff Rocks-Blue Ridge Parkway-Milepost 260.3

Trail head: Obids, North Carolina Distance: 0.9 miles Duration: 29 minutes Skill Level: Easy Overview: Jumpinoff Rocks Overlook is located on the right side of the Blue Ridge parkway while driving North at milepost 260.3. This is a great 1.0 mile hike to park in the overlook

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Rich Mountain Carriage-Moses Cone Memorial Park-Blue Ridge Parkway

Rich Mountain Carriage-Moses Cone Memorial Park-Blue Ridge Parkway

Trip Location: Blowing Rock, North Carolina Length: 3.5 miles Duration: 2 hours Overview: This is one of the many longer hikes in Blowing Rock North Carolina. This hike is attached to the Moses Cone Memorial Park trail system called the Rich Mountain Carriage Trail. To get to

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Flat Top Tower-Moses Cone Memorial Park-Blue Ridge Parkway

Flat Top Tower-Moses Cone Memorial Park-Blue Ridge Parkway

Trip Location: Blowing Rock, North Carolina Length: 4.7 miles Duration: 2 hours Overview: Flat Top Tower I have heard of before, but soon realized it was part of the Moses Cone Memorial Park Trail system off the Blue Ridge Parkway. I would put this up there as

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Lover’s Leap Trail Hot Springs, NC

Lover’s Leap Trail Hot Springs, NC

Lover’s Leap Trail Hike located in Hot Springs, NC is part of the Appalachian Trail and a 1.6 mile loop. From the Silvermine Trailhead walk down the road and get on the Appalachian Trail (white blazes) along the French Broad River. After about 0.5 mile the trail

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Beacon Heights-Blue Ridge Parkway-Milepost 305

Beacon Heights-Blue Ridge Parkway-Milepost 305

Trail head: Milepost 305 Blue Ridge Parkway Distance: 0.4 miles Duration: 17 minutes Skill Level: Easy/Moderate Hiking Trails Overview: Near Grandfather mountain at milepost 305 is the trail head for this great hike. At the trail head park your car in the lot, and walk across the

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