Trails in the Craggy Gardens Trailhead Area

Here is a list of all trails in the Craggy Gardens Trailhead area.

Each trail has its own printable page with all the information and links, including (where available):

  • directions to the starting point
  • difficulty
  • length
  • elevation change
  • a map
  • photos from along the way, and
  • a detailed description and trail directions.

For general information about the Craggy Gardens trailhead, see the Craggy Gardens Trailhead page.

Need to find trails by another method? Go back to Trails.

Nearby Trails

The following trails cross into this trailhead area, but are primarily accessed from another trailhead:

Snowball Trail

More Difficult
  • From the intersection of Stoney Fork Road and the Craggy Gardens Picnic Area access road in Beetree Gap, the Mountains to Sea Trail climbs past a nice clearing to a junction with the Snowball trail on the right. The Snowball trail slips off the north...
  • 3mi, Hilly, Moderately Rough
  • Blue Ridge Parkway Section 4 Trailhead

Craggy Pinnacle Trail

Moderate
  • Starting at the Craggy Dome overlook, this excellent trail travels to the top of a rather pointy mountain, where a spectacular 360 degree view awaits. It is moderately steep, quite rocky, sometimes wet, and has some log steps as well, but it is well...
  • 0.73mi, Climbs Moderately, Some Obstacles
  • Blue Ridge Parkway Section 4 Trailhead

Craggy Gardens Trail

Moderate
  • This excellent trail travels from the Craggy Gardens Visitor Center up to Craggy Flats and Craggy Knob, then down to the Craggy Gardens Picnic Area. You will first reach the intersection with the Mountains to Sea and Douglas Falls trails. From here...
  • 0.9mi, Climbs Moderately, Some Obstacles
  • Blue Ridge Parkway Section 4 Trailhead

Mountains to Sea Section 3 Trail

Most Difficult
  • **Pisgah Inn to Black Mountain Campground** Pisgah Inn, BRP mp 408.6 to Folk Art Center, BRP mp 382: from the Pisgah Inn to the Mount Pisgah Parking Area, the trail is co-signed as the Buck Spring trail. This leads past the old Buck Spring Lodge...
  • 67.7mi, Hilly, Moderately Rough
  • Blue Ridge Parkway Section 5 Trailhead