Rocky Head Trail

At A Glance


0.9 mi one-way

Difficulty Rating: 0.9 (Moderate)
Steepness: Climbs Steeply
Tread Condition: Some Obstacles
Blaze Color: Orange

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


Passes the old water holding ponds that were used for an electrical generation plant in the early 1900's. The trail heads at the summit of Rocky Head Mountain and the intersection with the East Ridge trail. There is a nice view of the valley at the summit of Rocky Head. On the road just beyond the campsite (#21) is a sign pointing to a steep but short 5-minute side hike to the site of an old mica mine.


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Total Calculated Length: 0.75 mi

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



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