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Thee most gorgeous sight I have ever seen!

By far one of our most favorite places...we are never ever disappointed by these... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mark C
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Black Balsam Knob Is Beautiful!

Great hike for all age humans and dogs. :) Located at MP 420 on the Blue Ridge Parkway. From... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2018
Forest City, North Carolina
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

By far one of our most favorite places...we are never ever disappointed by these mountains....everytime we have hiked this trail its been Mother Nature's laser light show...

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mark C
Reviewed October 12, 2018

Great hike for all age humans and dogs. :) Located at MP 420 on the Blue Ridge Parkway. From the Blue Ridge Parkway you can drive to the Trailhead and begin your hike to the Summit. It is the second highest mountain in the Great...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DebbieBuchanan24
Reviewed August 28, 2017

We hiked to Black Balsam Knob on a foggy day and then realized that we were probably in the clouds all day. Even with no views, the hike was great and the fields were overflowing with color from the native plants. We started on the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
4  Thank Steve R
Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic hike to a 360 degree amazing views at the Summit! Drive to the trailhead via the Blue Ridge Parkway and then park at the Black Balsam Knob parking. Take the Art Lobe trail and take the path right about 3/5 of a mile...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank 984kevinq
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

An excellent hike for all ages. We were with a family group ages 10 to 68. The trail is a bit eroded so it's uneven, rocky, meandering. It's mostly in shades so bring plenty of sunscreen, water and good hiking shoes. You can go as...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank LPLoveToTravel
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

Wow! Nature always takes my breath away, but this is one of my favorite hiking spots. The views are killer and you can stand in numerous places on the hike and turn in circles and just be in awe of nature's beauty. I didn't see...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank DorySCtravel
Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

We hiked up, around and over Black Balsam and Tennent mountains. Took a packed lunch and twice the amount of water we "thought" we needed, finished all of it! It's very windy and significantly cooler at the top all while unsuspecting visitors get a good...More

Date of experience: June 2016
3  Thank AussieRV
Reviewed November 9, 2016

This mountain offers 360 degree views. It is an amazing place to visit. It is an easy half mile walk along the Art Loeb trail to the top at about 6000 feet. The views are amazing. You can continue on and the one trail loop...More

Date of experience: November 2016
4  Thank onemichael
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