Hike Thurston Griggs to Appalachian Trail to Black Rock

Thurston Griggs Trailhead - Search Nearby - Added by The Outbound Collective

The majesty of the Appalachian trail unfolds all around you as you climb to the Black Rock cliffs. 

Park on White Oak road to access the trailhead for this magnificent hike. Be sure to wear sturdy hiking boots--the trail is rocky at parts and there are streams to cross. Accessible February-November.

Photos: Jerry Edmunson

Distance

3.4 Miles RT

Elevation Gain

900 ft Gain

Type

Out-and-Back

Activities

Hiking

Forest
Scenic
Wildflowers

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We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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