This Quaint Little Trail Is The Shortest And Sweetest Hike In North Carolina

Anyone who has hiked a trail or even stopped at an overlook along this highway knows that trails along the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina rarely disappoint. Most deliver big views – and some deliver big physical challenges to boot. But not this one. This quaint little trail is the shortest and sweetest hike in North Carolina. Check it out. No, really, go check it out – in person.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Have you hiked up to Beacon Heights yet? We’d love to see your photos!

Love exploring North Carolina on foot? Here’s an adventure you’ll never forget.