Big Glassy Trail

Carl Sandburg Home National Historic, North Carolina

Distance1.2mi
Elevation Gain575ft
Trailhead Elevation2,261ft
Top2,780ft
Elevation Min/Max2260/2780ft
Elevation Start/End2261/2261ft

Big Glassy Trail

Big Glassy Trail is a hiking trail in Flat Rock, North Carolina. It is within Carl Sandburg Home National Historic. It is 1.2 miles long and begins at 2,261 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 575 feet. Near the trailhead there is drinking water. Along the trail there is a water. The trail ends near the Glassy Mountain Overlook viewpoint and Glassy Mountain (elevation 2,776 feet). This trail connects with the following: Memminger Trail Loop.

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8/31/2018
Very good trail with lots of good views of the area.
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7/5/2018
Excellent trail running up some 500 ft in elevation with granite balds opening along the trail as you climb. Great views at the top. Trail head parking right at the entrance to the Carl Sandburg estate- do both if you have allowed enough time.
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Trail Information

Carl Sandburg Home National Historic
Nearby City
Carl Sandburg Home National Historic
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Dec 2018