Waterrock Knob, Maggie Valley

Waterrock Knob is a mountain peak in the U.S. state of North Carolina. It is the highest peak in the Plott Balsams and is the 16th-highest mountain in the Eastern United States.
The mountain is a popular destination with tourists and amateur hikers, as it is easily accessible from the parkway. A visitors' center is located near its summit and a hiking trail leads to its top. The hiking trail and visitors' center are manned and maintained by the National Park Service, part of the United States Department of the Interior.
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  • If you want a nice hike or some great sunset pictures this is your place. WE stayed at an awesome B+B in Maggie not far away(Brooksong).  more »
  • Very cool trail a lot to see on a short trail! Good lookout points! Also when you get to Waterrock knob follow the yellow spray painted trees to go even higher up to another look out spot! When you...  more »
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  • Very steep. If you have small children you won’t be able to use a stroller. Child carrier backpack is the best thing to make it to the top.
  • Beautiful stop on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Public restrooms, guide/tourist building and great, moderately challenging hike to the top. Would go again!
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