Rich Mountain Road is a hiking and horse trail in Watauga County, North Carolina. It is within Blue Ridge Parkway. It is 3.6 miles long and begins at 3,798 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 7.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,230 feet. The Trout Lake (elevation 3,773 feet) reservoir can be seen along the trail. There is also a meadow along the trail. Near the end of the trail is a viewpoint.
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