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 few short yards 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 and set to close November 22, 2021.  The vault toilet may close earlier depending on weather conditions.  To safeguard the health of employees and the public, we appreciate your patience and understanding as we all work together to minimize the impacts and spread of COVID-19.
Operational Hours: The vault toilet is open and set to close November 22, 2021.  The vault toilet may close earlier depending on weather conditions.  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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Location

 
  Latitude : 
36.106509

  Longitude : 
-82.110398

 

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