Wind your way up a ridge on this hike to a rocky viewpoint that stands at 3,296 feet.
Distance: 3-mile round trip hike
Difficulty: Moderate (explanation of our hiking difficulty scale)
Hiking Time: 3 hours
Elevation Gain: 935 feet
- From the Hightop Mountain Parking Area (mile 66.7), cross Skyline Drive and take the white-blazed Appalachian Trail (A.T.)
- As you climb, the trail winds its way up the ridge.
- You’ll swing left around the summit, then look for a side trail on your right that leads to a rocky viewpoint.
- Turn around and retrace your steps to return to the parking area.