Trails in the Waterrock Knob Trailhead Area

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

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

Bear Pen Gap Trail

Easy
  • 0.22mi, ,

Richland Balsam Trail

Moderate
  • This self-guiding nature trail loop travels through a high elevation, spruce-fir forest that has been devastated by a polluted environment and an introduced pest. See how the forest is recovering - or is it?
  • 1.47mi, Some Hills, Some Obstacles

Waterrock Knob Trail

Moderate
  • This path starts out paved and travels to overlooks which include views to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and south into the southern mountains and the Piedmont region. The trail becomes dirt past an overlook before it reaches the summit...
  • 1.18mi, Climbs Steeply, Some Obstacles