A hike to the 2,981 foot summit of Turk Mountain that provides a wonderful view to the west.
Distance: 2.2-mile round trip hike
Difficulty: Easiest (explanation of our hiking difficulty scale)
Hiking Time: 2 hours 15 minutes
Elevation Gain: 690 feet
- From the Turk Mountain parking area (mile 94.1), cross Skyline Drive and take the Appalachian Trail south to the trailpost.
- Go right onto the Turk Mountain Trail and follow it to the summit for a wonderful view to the west.
- Retrace your steps to return to your starting point.