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Craggy Gardens Trail

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Length

0.9 Miles 1.5 Kilometers

78%

Runnable

Elevation

392' 119 m

Ascent

-127' -39 m

Descent

11%

Avg Grade (6°)

34%

Max Grade (19°)

5,611' 1,710 m

High

5,234' 1,595 m

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A quick trail through a beautiful forest.

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Overview

Features: Birding — Fall Colors — Views — Wildflowers [Add/Remove]
Dogs: Off-leash

Description [Suggest Changes]

Head north on the Blue Ridge Parkway out of Asheville and drive approx. 18 miles past the Folk Art Center. Craggy Gardens Picnic Area is on the left. Follow the driveway 1/4 mile to the parking area. The trailhead is clearly marked at the east end of the parking lot. The trail meanders steadily uphill through ethereal old growth forest and passes through an airy alpine meadow. The trail ends at the visitor center near Craggy Pinnacle.

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Land Manager: NPS - Blue Ridge Parkway

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