Black Balsam Knob Road
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Devil's Courthouse and Black Balsam is a 0.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Canton, North Carolina that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. Devil's Courthouse - A moderate to strenuous 1 mile RT climb to a walled lookout above the Blue Ridge. …
Great trails and the best place to pick wild blueberries. Graveyard Fields just N of there is fun as well. Lots of flora in both places.
A must-hike along the Blue Ridge Parkway (milepost 420.2, about 26 miles from Asheville) is the Black Balsam Knob area, which includes some of the most spectacular mountain balds in the Southern Appalachians. Walk almost three miles on the balds without dropping back into the trees. With views…