(EASY to MODERATE) -$75 + Tax Per Person
LOCATION: Max Patch, Pisgah National Forest, NC.
DISTANCE FROM GATLINBURG / PIGEON FORGE: 1.5 hours
ROAD / DRIVE: Mostly Interstate, then curvy, gravel roads
HIGHLIGHTS: Most SPECTACULAR high-range mountain
views with open, grassy fields full of flowers and butterflies!
A favorite trail, which reminds you of The Sound of Music and the Wizard of Oz!
LENGTH / TIME: 5 miles, 5 hours
TYPE: Mostly easy, flat, wooded, with some hills and an optional,
very steep path to climb to peak for BEST views (see the curve of the earth)
CONDITIONS: No water crossings, high scratchy grass in fields, horse trail. (may see horses or manure)
ELEVATION: 4000-5000 ft
AVAILABLE FOR: Lunch Treks only
(bring your own lunch)
OPEN TO PUBLIC: Yes, National Park
CELL SERVICE: No
TRAVEL FEE: Yes, one-time travel fee of $40 for your group