Carver's Gap

Explore the high mountain balds from this gap at Roan Mountain. Step onto the Appalachian National Scenic Trail from this site or continue a short distance up the mountain and across the state line into North Carolina and the Rhododendron Gardens area.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: The vault toilet is open for the season.  Please pack out all trash that you bring in.  
Operational Hours: The vault toilet is open for the season.  Carver's Gap is open year-round, but snow and ice is possible during the Fall, Winter, and Spring months due to the elevation. 
Area Amenities: Toilets, Parking
Closest Towns: Roan Mountain, TN
Water: None
Restroom: Vault toilet
Operated By: US Forest Service
Information Center: Information and flush toilets are located up the hill at Roan Mountain Recreation Area, open during the summer season.  

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Parking: Parking is limited.
Toilets: Vault Toilet

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