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must go!

you just can"t visit the area and not go to bell mountain. from the very top you can see 360 degree... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
juneayal
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tel aviv
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The road is now paved all the way to the top. It is very steep and narrow and you may have to pull... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
1Traveler1996
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Hayesville, North Carolina
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Reviewed 2 days ago

you just can"t visit the area and not go to bell mountain. from the very top you can see 360 degree view which is breathtaking. stay long enough or go several times to see how it looks differnt every time!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank juneayal
Reviewed 1 week ago

title says it all, I own a Jeep and the good Jeep trails are disappearing in the southeast. It was better as a Jeep trail.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The road is now paved all the way to the top. It is very steep and narrow and you may have to pull off some to let other vehicles pass. The view is breathtaking. The graffiti has been there way before the road was paved...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 1Traveler1996
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've been to the summit of bell mountain 3 times. Once before the road was paved (that was intense) and twice more recently. If it's not a cloudy/wet day, the drive up, which in and of itself isn't THAT bad as long as you keep...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Benjamin M
Reviewed November 8, 2018

beautiful scenery. drive up to the top of Bell Mtn. was great. Recommend folks to take the drive up to the top and enjoy the view over Hiawassee and area.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nancyi737
Reviewed November 6, 2018

The drive is steep , the road is narrow and with people who should not be able to drive , see Mercedes driver who would not pull over . The view is fantastic , but all the "tagging" is disgraceful ! I just wish that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Luther S
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

The road is paved all the way to the top. It is very steep and the road is narrow. You may have to pull off some to let other vehicles pass. The view is worth it. The graffiti is not so great, it has its...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank moosetide
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

I believe you can see NC Tennessee and Georgia from the lookout. Windy narrow road but smooth and worth the trip. Don’t forget your camera.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 186celestej
Reviewed October 30, 2018

The drive is a bit of a challenge, but the view, once you get to the top of the mountain, is breathtaking. You can see three states - Georgia, Tennessee and North Carolina. The view of the lake, the land and the mountains is spectacular.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Joanne L
Reviewed October 23, 2018

Of course the graffiti is a turn off, but look the other way and there are simply some of the best views. We almost didn't go because of the graffiti, but we were so glad we did. It's nice for older people or those that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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poundsterling
October 7, 2018|
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Response from shellseeker2000 | Reviewed this property |
Paved road all the way to the top with paved parking area. A bit of a windy narrow road up, use caution. Some folks drive it too fast for my taste. Enjoy.
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John V
August 20, 2018|
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Response from Jean K | Reviewed this property |
I did not see hiking trails near Bell Mountain. It’s rocky terrain and you can park about 300’ from the top view. Going that last 300’ hiking up is strenuous. I had to stop several times along the way and I’m in good... More
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Amber249
April 21, 2018|
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