Hike to Wind Rock

0.5 miles 400 ft gain  - Out-and-Back Trail

Added by Jake Sells

Hike a spur off the Appalachian Trail to a rocky outcrop that overlooks the Mountain Lake Wilderness with great views. 

At the parking lot cross the gravel road to the trail head that starts at a map posted on the edge of the road. Hike a quick quarter-mile where you'll turn left to a large rocky outcrop with views of the blueridge. You'll pass a campsite with fire ring before the rocky outcrop and overlook. I've also heard this is a great place to watch the sunset, something to checkout very soon. 

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Chillin
Photography
Hiking
Easy Parking
Forest
Scenic

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4 months ago

Nice spot for camping

There are a couple campsites along the trail that I saw, once with a fire ring and a nice area to set up a tent. The views are tremendous and I brought along my camera for some photos. Bring a polarizer if you're shooting in mid-day! Really makes those clouds pop.

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