At A Glance
0.5 mi one-way
Difficulty Rating: 0.5
Steepness: Climbs Moderately
Tread Condition: Moderately Rough
Trail Number: 491
Crosses the very summit of Blackrock Mountain before descending to the cliff areas for spectacular 180-degree views of Big and Little Green Mountains, and the entire Panthertown valley. The cliff-top viewing area has some nice flat spots to hang out and some shady pines growing around the edges for keeping cool and framing the scene for your best shots. The trail above the overlook area is a bit steep in spots, but moderate overall. Can be made into a beautiful loop via the Blackrock, Carlton's Way, North Road, and Panthertown Valley trails.
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