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Craggy Gardens, Asheville

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  • This walk is moderate, family friendly with views not only of the georgous forests below, but also of Asheville's resevoir, the source of our precious water supply, and the reason so many craftbeer co...  more »
  • Craggy offers spectacular views year round but especially in spring or fall. Those who are especially athletic can bike the parkway from the Folk Art Center up to Craggy. Otherwise, the drive up to Cr...  more »
  • Take advantage of the short trail to the top of Craggy Gardens for fabulous views. Other trails for moderate hikes nearby along he Mountian to Sea trail. Pleasant picnic area that is perfect in the su...  more »
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  • Completely breathtaking! Must do the 1.4-mile roundtrip hike to the top of the Craggy Pinnacle, while at the Gardens. There you'll find stunning panoramic 360-degree views from an 5,890 ft summit... hard to beat in the Western NC Blue Ridge.
  • Went for a mile hike. It was great!
  • Great view at the end of the hike. Just be prepared for a hike all up hill. There are bathrooms located at the beginning of the trail. There are lots of picnic tables and grills. Bring your charcoal. Nice place to have a picnic lunch.
  • This is a beautiful area of the parkway. From Craggy Pinnacle, there are amazing views for miles in all directions. I have been to the pinnacle several times and the wind is always intense. The temperature is always considerably cooler than lower elevations so come prepared. Happy hiking!!
  • A great place to hike.