North Carolina July 15, 2015
These 12 Epic Mountains In North Carolina Will Drop Your Jaw
North Carolina is quite infamous for our gorgeous Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains. It’s no surprise millions flock each year to see the sights for themselves. If you’re looking for a nice place to a camp, a quiet day hike, or just a quick climb to the top with a breathtaking view, check out these twelve amazing mountains.
1. Chimney Rock
Chimney Rock is a 315 ft. granite monolith and a very popular destination for walking to the top and taking in the beautiful views.
2. A hike worth the view
This amazing view can be captured on the mountains to sea trail between Table Rock Mtn. and Shortoff Mountain.
3. Linville Gorge from Hawksbill Mountain
This view is attainable with a day hike...and totally worth it!
4. Open meadows
A change of scenery can be accomplished by hiking on Flat Laurel Creek / Sam's Knob Trail.
5. Whiteside Mountain
The star trails add a magical effect to this already beautiful mountain.
6. Grandfather Mountain
It wouldn't be an NC mountain list without a mention of Grandfather. The mile high swinging bridge attracts visitors, and the views are unbeatable.
7. Clingman's Dome
This amazing shot was taken at the observation tower on Clingman's Dome.
8. Gracie's Pulpit
Summer is a great time to hike Mt. Le Conte.
9. Looking Glass Rock
Looking Glass Rock is adorned on post cards in Western, NC but you'll want to see this immaculate granite structure for yourself.
10. Pilot Mountain
Located outside of the Piedmont, Pilot Mountain is both breathtaking and a great day hike.
11. Stone Mountain
A hike up this 600 foot granite dome is the perfect end to a day of fly-fishing.
12. Mount Mitchell
North Carolina's most famous mountain, and highest peak east of the Mississippi is a must do and must see in the state of North Carolina.
Which one will you visit first this summer? Tell us in the comments below!