Waterrock Knob Trail

Waynesville, North Carolina 28738

Waterrock Knob Trail

Waterrock Knob Trail Professional Review and Guide

"Waterrock Knob is a short trail that seems twice as long as it is, thanks to the steep elevation gain, but the scenery is worth the workout. This is one only for hardy dogs who can climb and hop up and across large rocks.

If done in the same day as the Richland Balsam Nature Trail Loop, located 20 miles farther north on the Blue Ridge Parkway, it is a great way to see the scenic, high-elevation area of the parkway and get a good leg stretch for you and the dogs."

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Trail Information

Nearby City
412 feet
Elevation Gain
Trail Type
Skill Level
1 hour
Spring through fall
5,800 feet
Trailhead Elevation
6,292 feet
Top Elevation
Blue Ridge Parkway headquarters
Local Contacts
USGS Sylva North
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Jul 2018