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gem Favorite The summit of Stone Mountain offers beautiful views of Wolf Rock in the background.

Summit of Stone Mountain

(12) Thurmond, NC

Recommended Routes in Roaring Gap - 2

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Favorite Stone Mountain Falls.
Intermediate/Difficult

Stone Mountain Loop Trail

4.4 mi 7.1 km 884' Up 269.44 m Up 884' Down 269.37 m Down

Thurmond, NC
Favorite Stone Mountain - NC 3
Difficult

Widows Creek/MST Trail

12.1 mi 19.5 km 2,768' Up 843.61 m Up 2,767' Down 843.37 m Down

Thurmond, NC

Roaring Gap Hiking

  • 109 Miles 175 Kilometers of Trail
  • 2 Recommended Routes
  • 1 Gem Gems
  • 1 Easy Trail Easy Trails
  • 10 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 0 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Roaring Gap - 9

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0.5 mi 0.7 km #1Cedar Rock Trail
Intermediate
Thurmond, NC
Intermediate
Thurmond, NC
1.3 mi 2.0 km #2Wolf Rock Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Thurmond, NC
Intermediate/Difficult
Thurmond, NC
4.9 mi 7.9 km #3MST: Widows Creek to Blue Ridge Parkway
Difficult
Sparta, NC
Difficult
Sparta, NC
0.8 mi 1.2 km #4Middle Falls/Lower Falls Trail
Intermediate
Thurmond, NC
Intermediate
Thurmond, NC
2.4 mi 3.8 km #5Widow's Creek Trail
Intermediate
Thurmond, NC
Intermediate
Thurmond, NC
1.7 mi 2.7 km #6Blackjack Ridge Trail
Intermediate
Thurmond, NC
Intermediate
Thurmond, NC
71.9 mi 115.7 km #7Mountains-to-Sea Trail: Segment 6
Intermediate
Sparta, NC
Intermediate
Sparta, NC
4.3 mi 7.0 km #8Stone Mountain Loop Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Thurmond, NC
Intermediate/Difficult
Thurmond, NC
4.6 mi 7.4 km #9Bridal Out-and-Back Trail
Intermediate
Thurmond, NC
Intermediate
Thurmond, NC

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Widows Creek Falls, Stone Mountain State Park, on MST Segment 6. Photo by Joe Mickey.
May 17, 2016 near Thurmond, NC
Stone Mountain Falls.
Oct 16, 2016 near Thurmond, NC
Walking the MST at Wells Knob. Photo by Joe Mickey.
May 17, 2016 near Thurmond, NC
The summit of Wolf Rock provides great views of Stone Mountain through the fall grass.
Oct 27, 2016 near Thurmond, NC
Looking up at Stone Mountain.
Oct 19, 2016 near Thurmond, NC
There are huge moss beds along this trail.
Dec 20, 2019 near Thurmond, NC
Amazing moonscape at Wolf Rock.
Dec 20, 2019 near Thurmond, NC
At the beginning of the trail.
Dec 20, 2019 near Thurmond, NC