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Richland Balsam Nature Trail is a hiking trail in Haywood County and Jackson County, North Carolina. It is within Blue Ridge Parkway. It is 1.2 miles long and begins at 6,018 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 922 feet. The Haywood Jackson Overlook viewpoint is near the trailhead. Richland Balsam (elevation 6,401 feet) and the Richland Bald Overlook - Highest Point on the Parkway viewpoint can be seen along the trail.
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