Walker's Knob Trail

At A Glance

Easy

0.2 mi one-way

Difficulty Rating: 0.2 (Easy)
Steepness: Few Hills
Tread Condition: Some Obstacles
Blaze Color: Orange
Hikes That Use This Trail: Graybeard Mountain

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

Description

Short path near the summit of the ridge to the summit of Walker's Knob with a fantastic view south and west of Montreat, Black Mountain and the Swannanoa Valley. Has a few rocks and roots, and a small climb at the end, but it is overall very easy. Worth the side trip if you're on the way to Graybeard, or a worthy destination itself for a shorter hike from the Graybeard trailhead. Use caution at the overlook - there are some significant drop-offs along the cliffs.

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Total Calculated Length: 0.14 mi

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

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  • Graybeard
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