Frying Pan Mountain Trail

At A Glance

Moderate

1.65 mi one-way

Steepness: Climbs Gently
Tread Condition: Some Obstacles
Other Map ID: BRP MP 408.5

This trail is located in the Blue Ridge Parkway Section 5 area. For a list of all the trails in that area, see the Blue Ridge Parkway Section 5 trails list page.

Description

Besides having one of the most interesting names on the Parkway, Frying Pan Mountain has a fire tower on top which hikers can climb for excellent views in all directions. It's a great place to see Mount Pisgah's profile as well as Cold Mountain and Looking Glass Rock. The trail is actually an old road bed sometimes used by park vehicles to access the towers.

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Average Rating: 4.5 (rated 2 times)

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Comments

Suzi said: Quick walk with amazing views at the top.
Sunday, May 11 2014 11:39pm
Steven Rearden said: You would probably love it!
Friday, October 19 2012 6:26pm
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