“A popular trail that intersects with Rock Jock Trail and connects to the Linville Gorge Trail.”
— Max Willner
Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Swimming · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife
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.
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.