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North Carolina

Daniel Boone Scout Trail

photo: Raven Rocks and Calloway Peak, as the rising sun illuminates the brilliant fall foliage on the southeastern face of Grandfather. Photo by Ken Thomas.

Length: 3.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Type: Backcountry
Agency: State
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

Allowed Uses:

Camping
Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Wildlife Observation

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Location: backcountry
State(s): North Carolina
Counties: Watauga
Longitude: -81.78121
Latitude: 36.119883

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Description


This trail was traveled by a
NRT Ambassador on 09/21/2021.

Ascends 2000 feet over 2.6 miles to summit of Calloway Peak (highest point in Blue Ridge Range) Good views, cables and ladders in steep sections.

Hiking/Camping permits are required. Permits are obtained via self-registration at a kiosk approximately .1 mile into trail from parking area. Camping is allowed only by reservation.

Additional Details

Width: 72 inches.
Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:
1982

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Website: Trail Information
Website: Grandfather Mountain Hikers and Campers
Website: Official Facebook Page

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Grandfather Mountain State Park
9872 N.C. 105 S.
Suite 6
Banner Elk, NC 28604
828-963-9522

 

Photos

Raven Rocks and Calloway Peak, as the rising sun illuminates the brilliant fall foliage on the southeastern face of Grandfather. Photo by Ken Thomas.

Raven Rocks and Calloway Peak, as the rising sun illuminates the brilliant fall foliage on the southeastern face of Grandfather. Photo by Ken Thomas.

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