Black Rock Trail

At A Glance


1.0 mi one-way

Difficulty Rating: 1 (Moderate)
Steepness: Climbs Moderately
Tread Condition: Moderately Rough
Blaze Color: Yellow

This trail is located in the Grandfather Mountain State Park area. For a list of all the trails in that area, see the Grandfather Mountain State Park trails list page.


Descends gradually from the Attraction area to a small loop at open rocks, providing views of the Swinging Bridge, MacRae and Attic Window peaks, and Beacon Heights and Grandmother Mountain to the southwest. Rambling through northern hardwood and spruce forests, this is a self-guided nature trail. Moderately rocky with some wet spots; interpretive signs.

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Trail Segments

Trails are often made up of several connecting paths which may have different characteristics, allowed uses, and seasons. This trail is divided into multiple segments as follows:

Black Rock Nature - To Split

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 0.7 mi

Black Rock Nature - Split R.

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 347 ft

Black Rock Nature - Split L.

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 373 ft

Total Calculated Length: 0.84 mi

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



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