Pets are not allowed on this hike. This hike features several picturesque overlooks as it passes through woodlands of varying ages on Loft Mountain.
Distance: 1.2-mile circuit hike
Difficulty: Easiest (explanation of our hiking difficulty scale)
Hiking Time: 1 hour
Elevation Gain: 429 feet
- From the north end of the Loft Mountain Wayside Parking Area (mile 79.5), cross Skyline Drive and follow the blue-blazed Frazier Discovery Trail.
- Go right at the intersection and follow the steep uphill grade.
- Turn left where the trail joins the Appalachian Trail, staying on the blue-blazed trail.
- Turn left again at the next trail post to descend to your starting point.