Flame Azalea

Graveyard Ridge Trail (#356)

"The Best Blooms in Pisgah"

GPS Coordinates:  35.32755, -82.84861 (Mountains-to-Sea East Junction)

GPS Coordinates:  35.34533, -82.86725 (Ivestor Gap Trail Junction)

Album Direction-Of-Travel: Northbound

Highlights: Graveyard Fields Views, Shining Rock Ridge Views, Solitude, Wildflowers

Length (one-way): 3.4 miles

Petzoldt Rating: 4.80 (E to W); 3.80 (W to E)

Difficulty: MODERATE

Total Elevation Gain: 700' (E to W); 200' (W to E)

Elevation Gain/Mile: 206'/mile (E to W); 59'/mile (W to E)

Min. Elevation: 5,200'

Max. Elevation: 5,700'

Blaze Color: ORANGE

Reports involving the Graveyard Ridge Trail:

Black Balsam-Graveyard Fields Loop

Black Balsam-Ivestor Gap East Loop

Graveyard Fields

Graveyard Fields & Graveyard Ridge

Greasy Cove-Graveyard Ridge Loop to Grassy Cove Top

Connecting Trails:

Art Loeb Trail (#146)

Graveyard Ridge Connector Trail (#356A)

Greasy Cove Trail (#362)

Ivestor Gap Trail (#101)

Mountains-to-Sea Trail (#440)