Rocky Knob Trail

At A Glance


Steepness: Climbs Steeply
Tread Condition: Moderately Rough
Blaze Color: White

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


Requires a long hike on the Old Mitchell Toll Road to reach the trailhead. Faint path at times. Ends on a rocky summit with spectacular views of the Asheville Watershed.

Note: this trail is not Montreat property, but has been purchased and protected in a permanent Wilderness Conservation Easement by the Montreat Cottagers.


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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:

Rocky Knob - to Summit

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 0.32 mi

Rocky Knob- N. Summit

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 150 ft

Rocky Knob - S. Summit

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 126 ft

Total Calculated Length: 0.37 mi

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



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