Sam Knob

Asheville, North Carolina

Sam Knob Professional Review and Guide

"This hike follows the Sam Knob Trail through an open meadow to the Sam Knob Summit Trail, where a short out-and-back provides terrifi c views of Black Balsam and Devil’s Courthouse. Th e route then takes Flat Laurel Creek Trail and parallels the fl owing water to NC 215. After a short road walk, the hike dives back into a hardwood forest on the Mountains to Sea Trail (MST). Th e path then skirts the south side of Little Sam Knob before connecting back to the trailhead on the Little Sam Knob and Flat Laurel Creek trails."

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Trail Information

Asheville
Nearby City
9.5
Distance
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Moderate
Skill Level
5 hours
Duration
Year-round
Season
5,823 feet
Trailhead Elevation
6,073 feet
Top Elevation
Wildflowers
Features
Pisgah National Forest
Local Contacts
USGS: Sam Knob
Local Maps
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Jun 2018