Roan Mountain

Roan Mountain

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  • Hwy. 261

    Bakersville,   NC   28705

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This high ridge along the North Carolina-Tennessee state line, in Pisgah National Forest, stands 6,285 feet at the highest point. Roan Mountain is most famous for being the largest naturally growing gardens of Catawba rhododendrons in the world. Beyond the gardens are spruce-fir forests and treeless grassy balds. The area is perfect for picnicking, hiking and nature study. The Appalachian Trail travels through the ridgeline of the mountain and hikers enjoy hiking to the bluff in the rhododendron gardens for an incredible mountain view.

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Hwy. 261
Bakersville NC 28705

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Latitude: 36° 0' 37.4394" / Longitude: -82° 14' 8.16"

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