Trails in the Montreat Trailhead Area

Here is a list of all trails in the Montreat 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 Montreat trailhead, see the Montreat Trailhead page.

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

Appalachian Way Trail

Moderate
  • 0.7mi, Climbs Moderately,

Big Piney Ridge Trail

More Difficult
  • 1.6mi, Climbs Steeply,

Buck Gap Trail

Moderate
  • 0.2mi, Climbs Gently,

East Ridge Trail

More Difficult
  • 2.48mi, Hilly,

Gate Trail

Easy
  • 1.0mi, Climbs Gently,

Graybeard Trail

More Difficult
  • 4.4mi, Climbs Steeply,

Harry Bryan Trail

Easy
  • 0.4mi, Few Hills,

Hickory Ridge Trail

Easy
  • 0.2mi, Climbs Gently,

Julia Woodward Trail

Easy
  • 0.7mi, Few Hills,

Lookout Trail

More Difficult
  • 0.6mi, Climbs Steeply,

Lower Piney Trail

Moderate
  • 1.3mi, Climbs Moderately,

Old Mitchell Toll Road Trail

Moderate
  • mi, Climbs Gently,

Old Trestle Road Trail

Moderate
  • mi, Climbs Gently,

Rainbow Mountain Trail

More Difficult
  • 0.7mi, Climbs Moderately,

Rainbow Road Trail

Easy
  • 1.9mi, Climbs Gently,

Rainbow Traverse Trail

Moderate
  • 0.2mi, Hilly,

Rocky Head Trail

Moderate
  • 0.9mi, Climbs Steeply,

Rocky Knob Trail

Moderate
  • mi, Climbs Steeply,

Sanctuary Trail

Easy
  • 0.3mi, Few Hills,

Stomping Knob Trail

More Difficult
  • 1.2mi, Climbs Steeply,

Walker's Knob Trail

Easy
  • 0.2mi, Few Hills,

West Ridge Trail

More Difficult
  • 3.0mi, Hilly,