Devil's Courthouse, Pisgah Forest

#5 of 7 in Outdoors in Pisgah Forest
Hiking Trail · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Devil's Courthouse is a mountain in the Appalachian Mountains of western North Carolina in the United States of America. The mountain is located at the Western edge of the Pisgah National Forest about 10 miles (16 kilometers) northwest of Brevard and 28 miles (45 kilometers) southwest of Asheville. Located at milepost 422.4 (kilometer 679.8 km) of the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Devil's Courthouse has a moderate/strenuous trail climbing a half mile to its peak where panoramic views can be seen.
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  • The map says “park and walk”. LOL. It is a bit more than that but worth it. It is definitely one to check out if you can walk up the incline (partially paved). The first picture is the view from the.....  more »
  • Only 10 minutes up this short mile hike to the top. Total elevation gain of about 350 feet and well worth it. First half is paved and second half is dirt. Near mile marker 422.  more »
  • Great views! Is a bit of a hike. Good exercise. Uphill going in.
  • Unbelievable majestic view (here and at the numerous overlooks along the way)! Worth the trip, but realize that public facilities are are sparse on the Blue Ridge Parkway. There are facilities about 2 or 3 miles west of the Devil's Courthouse.

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