The Summit Trail Is A Low-Key North Carolina Hike That Has An Amazing Payoff

Eastern America’s tallest mountain peak is found in – you guessed it – North Carolina and any visit here is sure to create long-lasting memories of the adventure. Exploring Mount Mitchell first begins with a long and scenic drive at a turn off from the Blue Ridge Parkway.

There’s just something so very enriching about experiencing the views from the summit of Mount Mitchell. Have you visited and notched your hiking stick with a win for this trail yet?

To keep the Mount Mitchell love going while you’ll there, a little farther down the mountain, there’s a must-visit restaurant at Mount Mitchell State Park. Check it out! And you can learn more about Mount Mitchell State Park from the official website.

Address: Mount Mitchell State Park, 2388 NC-128, Burnsville, NC 28714, USA