“This leads to one of the highest points (and best views) in the Linville Gorge Wilderness Loop.”
— Max Willner
Hunting and fishing are allowed, but permits are required. Camping is permitted in the gorge, but permits are required from May 1 through October 31.
Features: Birding — Fall Colors — Views — Wildflowers — Wildlife
This short but steep trail leads from the Table Rock Mountain parking and picnic area to the lookout on Table Rock Mountain. At 3,680 feet, runners will find a beautiful, panoramic view of North Carolina's expansive Linville Gorge Wilderness Area.
This trail is considered part of the Linville Gorge Wilderness Loop
Flora & Fauna
Local flora - rhododendron, sand mrtyle, red chokeberry, azalea, turkey beard, bristly locust, yellow root, silverbell, orchids, ninebark, and wild indigo.
Local fauna - white-tail deer, black bears, squirrel, raccoon, grouse, turkey, vultures, owls, hawks, as well as brown and rainbow trout. There are also copperheads and timber rattlesnakes.