Big Glassy Trail

The Glassy Mountain trail climbs to the summit of Big Glassy Mountain, with its open rock face and great views over 264 acres of hills, forest, lakes, pastures.

photo: Fog over the pasture. Photo by NPS.

Length: 1.50 miles
Loop Trail? No
Type: Greenway, Nature Trail
Allowed Uses: Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Agency: National Park Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Location: Suburban, Carl Sandberg Home NHS.
State(s): North Carolina
Counties:
Longitude: -82.44474
Latitude: 35.27341

Driving Directions

Trail is in the grounds of the Carl Sandburg House, Flat Rock. 24 miles S of Asheville NC, 39 miles N. of Greenville. From 1-26 take exit 22. Follow signs to Carl Sandburg Home NHS. From US 25 turn onto Little River Road. Go 0.1 miles, left into parking lot.

Description

The Glassy Mountain trail climbs from the far end of the Memminger Trail to the summit of Big Glassy Mountain, with its open rock face and great views over 264 acres of hills, forest, lakes, pastures.

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:
1981

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.

Trail Management:
Connie Backlund
Superintendent
Carl Sandburg Home Nat. Hist. Site
81 Carl Sandburg Ln.
Flat Rock , NC 28731 -8635
(704) 693-4178

 

Photos

Fog over the pasture. Photo by NPS.

Fog over the pasture. Photo by NPS.

Carl Sandburg's main house. Photo by NPS.

Carl Sandburg's main house. Photo by NPS.

 

Sandburg's Rock. Photo by NPS.

Sandburg's Rock. Photo by NPS.

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