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.

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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: 2388 NC-128, Burnsville, NC 28714, USA