Black Balsam Knob, Asheville

4.9
#6 of 6 in Nature in Asheville
Mountain · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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  • Wonderful hike with unmatched views! This is a very doable hike as an out and back or a loop. We've done it in spring, summer, and fall and every time it is a reminder that it is an excellent "go to.....  more »
  • Drive to Mile Marker 420 and turn right on 816 if you are traveling north, travel about .5 mile and your trailhead is on the right hand side of the road. Black Balsam Knob offers a spectacular view...  more »
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  • Beautiful hike! Probably the most scenic hike I've done so far. 360° views.
  • Nice hike although wet at times. Pretty rocky and IMO not good for trail running (at least for me). Medium traffic in the summer.
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