Rich Mountain Road

Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina

Elevation Gain1,230ft
Trailhead Elevation3,798ft
Elevation Min/Max3796/4361ft
Elevation Start/End3798/3798ft

Rich Mountain Road

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. This trail connects with the following: Deer Park Loop, Mountains-to-Sea Trail, Trout Lake Road and Colt House Road.

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Blue Ridge Parkway
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Blue Ridge Parkway

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