John Rock Trail

At A Glance


1.8 mi one-way

Difficulty Rating: 1.8 (Moderate)
Steepness: Hilly
Tread Condition: Some Obstacles
Blaze Color: Yellow
Trail Number: 365
Hikes That Use This Trail: John Rock Loop

This trail is located in the Davidson River area. For a list of all the trails in that area, see the Davidson River trails list page.


Steep and rocky near upper intersection w/ Cat Gap. Travels over wide ridgeline to face of John Rock; spectacular view of Looking Glass Rock & the Pisgah Ridge near the Black Balsam Mountain area. Travels through flat areas & steep coves near lower intersection with Cat Gap. Mixed hardwood forests.

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Total Calculated Length: 1.71 mi

This value is derived from our underlying map data, and it may not match officially published information.

Intersecting Trails

  • Cat Gap Loop
  • Cat Gap Bypass
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    Dustin said:
    Tuesday, October 27 2015 12:07am
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