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Address: Burnsville, NC
Phone Number: 828-675-4611
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Activities: Hiking, Picnicking
Description: The highest mountain in the Black Mountain Range.

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Great place to hike

If you are looking for a great hiking experience, this is the place to go. The mountain is strenuous both going up and down, but it is an exhilarating and accomplishing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Greenville, South Carolina
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Greenville, South Carolina
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

If you are looking for a great hiking experience, this is the place to go. The mountain is strenuous both going up and down, but it is an exhilarating and accomplishing experience. There are many different trails to choose from. It is also a great place to see for miles and miles from the summit.

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Antioch, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We took the Mt. Mitchell Old Trail. What an amazing way to experience the mountain! Beautiful...well-marked trail...and so much more fulfilling than driving to the summit and walking a well-paved road to the top. The summit is well marked and beautiful. The views are stellar and VERY worth it! But seriously...HIKE IT! Take good shoes and take note that this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

If you get there on a clear day the view are absolutely stunning. Unfortunately when I was at the peak the surrounding valleys were cloud filled, but it's still a great place to see the mountains. As always I enjoy the drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway to get there, one of my favorite things to do in North Carolina.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The highest point of the Mississippi is a pretty easy drive though winding as you would expect in the Mountains. The parking was easy and the walk to the top is fairly easy though still inclined. At the top the park has a snack shop and a small museum showing the history or Mt. Mitchell. The down side of our... More 

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Meridian, Mississippi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This is a beautiful place to visit. The resturant has great food and fast service. We enjoyed our vist also.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Fantastic views and beautiful park. The summit trail is family friendly in that it is short and paved-stroller/wheelchair accessible. I spent the day here and enjoyed the Deep Gap trail which provided spectacular views, challenging hiking and beautiful flora. Be prepared for a much cooler temperature than you find on the parkway or in the city. My experience was that... More 

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Severna Park, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

The access road to Mt Mitchell is off the Blue Ridge Parkway. If you want to stand on top of the highest peak east of Mississippi you can do it with ease. The well maintained access road brings you to a parking lot about 600 yards from the observation deck on the peak. The pathway up can be easily walked... More 

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Clifton Forge, Virginia
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88 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

My sons and I went up there on a partly cloudy day, which was the nicest day we were going to get this week while I'm on vacation. The rangers there were very helpful and friendly, and the view was well worth the trip! The best thing about that whole thing is that it's free!

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Iowa
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

So glad we decided to stop here on our BRP drive. The trip to the summit was easier than expected with a very nice observation tower. Great views. Stopped at a picnic area & ate lunch.

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Dalzell, South Carolina, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The views are gorgeous. There is a small snack stand at the top where you can get a cup of coffee or hot coco to keep you warm while you look at the stunning views. The picnic area is beautiful and offers some great places to take photos.

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Address: Address: Burnsville, NC
Phone Number: 828-675-4611
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Burnsville

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