Trail Run Project Logo

Snooks Nose Trail

Difficult
 4.3 (3)

A steep ridge climb with some breathtaking views, followed by a beautiful Pisgah descent and then gravel road back.


Your Rating:      Clear Rating
Your Difficulty:
Your Favorites: Add to Favorites · Your List
Zoom in to see details
Map Key

3.6

Miles

5.8

KM

59%

Runnable

4,711' 1,436 m

High

1,869' 570 m

Low

2,910' 887 m

Up

67' 20 m

Down

16%

Avg Grade (9°)

57%

Max Grade (30°)

Dogs Leashed

Features River/Creek · Views · Wildlife

Description

Find a small pull-off to park on Curtis Creek Road, then run ~50 ft further up the gravel to find a trail on your right. Start heading up trail and keep on heading up. Early on, you'll pass an impacted campsite area. Continuing up the steep trail from there eventually brings you to Snooks Nose Overlook, with beautiful, sweeping panoramas. Don't worry - there's more climbing to come up to Laurel Knob. Continued climbing eventually spits you out at the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Contacts

Shared By:

Lyle Mitchell with improvements by Stan stan.bizub@yahoo.com

Trail Ratings

  4.3 from 3 votes

#2

in Old Fort

#8724

Overall
  4.3 from 3 votes
5 Star
33%
4 Star
67%
3 Star
0%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
0%
Trail Rankings

#2

in Old Fort

#296

in North Carolina

#8,724

Overall
20 Views Last Month
1,864 Since Apr 27, 2017
Difficult

0%
0%
0%
0%
100%
0%

Photos

Snooks Nose Overlook offers great views of the surrounding mountainscape.
Apr 2, 2017 near Black M…, NC

0 Comments

Weather


Current Trail Conditions

Update Conditions
Unknown See History
Add Your Check-In

Check-Ins

Sep 11, 2019
Shawn Lancaster