Trails in the Mount Mitchell State Park Trailhead Area

Here is a list of all trails in the Mount Mitchell State Park Trailhead area.

Each trail has its own printable page with all the information and links, including (where available):

  • directions to the starting point
  • difficulty
  • length
  • elevation change
  • a map
  • photos from along the way, and
  • a detailed description and trail directions.

For general information about the Mount Mitchell State Park trailhead, see the Mount Mitchell State Park Trailhead page.

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Nearby Trails

The following trails cross into this trailhead area, but are primarily accessed from another trailhead:

Mountains to Sea Section 3 Trail

Most Difficult
  • **Pisgah Inn to Black Mountain Campground** Pisgah Inn, BRP mp 408.6 to Folk Art Center, BRP mp 382: from the Pisgah Inn to the Mount Pisgah Parking Area, the trail is co-signed as the Buck Spring trail. This leads past the old Buck Spring Lodge...
  • 67.7mi, Hilly, Moderately Rough
  • Blue Ridge Parkway Section 5 Trailhead

Buncombe Horse Range Trail

Most Difficult
  • This is the third-longest trail in the Appalachian District, after the Appalachian Trail and Mountains to Sea Trail. The trail runs through stands of red spruce and Fraser fir, with views of 6,000 foot peaks. Camping is possible near Commissary Hill...
  • 16.5mi, Climbs Moderately, Moderately Rough
  • Black Mountains & Toe River Trailhead