Hawksbill Mountain -- 4,020'

Linville Gorge - Hawksbill Mountain

A short hike up Hawksbill Mountain to take in one of the most stunning panoramas in the North Carolina Mountains...

Trailhead GPS Coordinates:  35.914628, -81.878350

Route Type: Out-and-back      Difficulty: MODERATE (Petzoldt Rating: 2.94 )      Hike Length: 1.5 miles      Hike Duration: 1:00      Trailhead Temp: 55'F                   Trail Traffic: 10-25 people      Min. Elevation: 3,300'      Max. Elevation: 4,020'      Total Vertical Gain: 720'      Avg. Elevation Gain / Mile: 960'

Trails Used (blaze color): Hawksbill Trail (unblazed)