Looking Glass Rock, Pisgah Forest

4.7
#4 of 8 in Nature in Pisgah Forest
Geologic Formation · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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  • Recently hiked Looking Glass Rock for the first time and it was one of my favorite hikes in the North Carolina mountains I've ever done. The overlook from the top of the cliff is amazing. We started.....  more »
  • A must see from the Blue Ridge Parkway when in the area mile posts near it at 417. It is a great view of this unique rock that appears to be sitting out in the middle of the mountains. Well worth.....  more »
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  • Great hike. Dog friendly and accessible. Bring plenty of water. Not the easiest hike to do but good for those that are willing for a fight. Do not hike when it is raining heavily or has been raining heavily, I’ve heard gets super slick and muddy.
  • Amazing hike and spectacular views! Inexperienced hiker here.... took us about 2 hrs (required several rest breaks, also I'm 4 months pregnant). But definitely wear good shoes and bring water! Well worth it!

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