John Rock Loop

  • Distance: 5.7 Miles RT
  • Elevation Gain: 1375 ‘
  • Difficulty: Moderate

Park at the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education and the State Fish Hatchery near Brevard. The John Rock trail can be accessed  from either direction from the parking lot.

If you are hiking counter clockwise, you will take the Cat Gap Bypass and follow that until the John Rock trail intersects at the gap.  Turn left and go up.

Counterclockwise isn’t quite as steep going up on the rock but you need to watch for the carsonite sign for your right turn up to John Rock.

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John Rock

Park at the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education and the State Fish Hatchery near Brevard. The John Rock trail can be accessed ¬†from either direction from the parking lot. Counterclockwise isn’t quite as steep going up on the rock and the hike along the creek going in is beautiful and serene. The elevation gain is … Continue reading John Rock

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