Green Knob Trail-Julian Price Park-Blue Ridge Parkway-Milepost 295.9

Green Knob Trail BRP 69

Trail head: Blue Ridge Parkway-Milepost 295.9
Distance:
2 miles
Duration: 1 hour
Skill Level: Moderate Hiking Trails

Overview:
Drive to the Blue Ridge Parkway to milepost 295.9 and park in the overlook. There is a small lake called Sims Pond, and waterfall here and a map of the green knob and which is part of the Julian Price memorial park trail system. After crossing the bridge over the waterfall, continue around the pond on the trail. The trail crosses and runs along the creek then starts to ascend the mountain, the path then go under the blue ridge parkway bridge at Sims Creek Overlook. The trail continues along the creek and climbs the mountain until you reach the green pasture. Then continue up the road and follow the stone arrow signs. The trail heads back into the woods and downwards back in to a field with a mountain view. The trail then continues to loop around and ends up back at the road across from the overlook and the Sims Pond.

Tips:
  • Hiking Shoes and Water bottle
  • Intermediate hike for families with small kids

Green Knob Trail Map
green knob trail map


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