• Roaring Creek viewshed in North Carolina looking east at about 4,600 feet elevation.

    Overmountain Victory

    National Historic Trail NC,SC,TN,VA

Operating Hours & Seasons

The Commemorative Motor Route is accessible at all hours, year-round, weather conditions permitting.

The non-motorized pathway is available for use from dawn to dusk, year-round, weather conditions permitting.

Affiliated areas (i.e. parks, historic sites, etc.) generally are open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., but are closed on major holidays.

Did You Know?

OVNHT in Elkin, NC

About 2,000 patriots eventually joined up along the trail to create the militia army. On the last day they were culled down to 900 of the best armed and mounted men, so as to catch the loyalist force before they were reinforced or reached Charlotte and the main British army.