Climb To The Top Of The Hollow Rock Trail In North Carolina For Amazing Views From High Above The Surrounding Terrain

If you want incredible views from the mountaintops in North Carolina, they are a dime a dozen (but still spectacular!) if you travel to the pure western part of the state. But there’s another spot in the Brushy Mountains long before you get to the Blue Ridge Parkway or the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Learn more about the trail and get trail maps from our friends at During COVID and the re-opening phases following COVID, some visitors have reported some trails have been closed. If you want to double-check open/close status for Rocky Face Mountain, you can check the website here, or try giving them a call at (828)632-1093. The recreation area is generally open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. but you can confirm that on the website as well.

For more nearby attractions to check out while you’re in the area, dig for rare gemstones at Emerald Hollow Mine in Hiddenite, and then take a short drive over to Love Valley, a tiny town in North Carolina where cars are banned and people get around on horseback!

Address: Rocky Face Mountain Recreational Area, 3451 Rocky Face Church Rd, Hiddenite, NC 28636, USA