Elk Knob State Park Hiking Trails

Elk Knob State Park is one of the newest additions to the North Carolina State Parks System. Currently, it is in an interim development stage with a park office/contact station, a maintenance facility, picnic area, parking areas, a trail to the summit of Elk Knob, and backcountry camping areas. At this time, visitors can hike to the summit by following a newly constructed trail 1.9 miles to the summit.


Directions from Boone:  Take 421 South out of downtown.  Turn left onto NC-194 N/Jefferson Rd.  Continue to follow NC-194 N.  Turn left onto Meat Camp Rd.  Destination will be on the right.

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The Adventure Collective publishes a series of outdoor adventure sports guides to adventures in Asheville, Boone, Brevard, Chattanooga, Charleston and The Great Smoky Mountains.

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