Roaring Creek Area-Overmountain Victory TR 308

This trail section is a portion of the Overmountain Victory Trail that provides views of Yellow Mountain to the west and Rye Ridge to the east. For more information on the Overmountain Victory Trail visit:

Total Length: 1.5 miles

Total Elevation Change: 630 feet

Degree of Difficulty: Moderate

Beginning Point: Roaring Creek Road (SR 1132)

Ending Point: Appalachian Trail junction

Average Hiking Time: 1 hour (one way)

Amount of Use: Moderate

Blaze Color: Blue

Area Trail Map: None

USGS Quad Maps: Carvers Gap and White Rocks Mountain

General Information


From Burnsville, take US 19E into Avery County. Look for McCoury Rock Cemetery Church on the left. Turn left after the cemetery onto Roaring Creek Road (SR 1132). Follow the road to where it becomes gravel and look for the pull off on the left. On the pull off's edge is a bronze plaque reading " Overmountain Victory Trail." The trail begins on the road's right side.


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