Tanawha Trail, Charlotte

Directions: South on I-85 to Gastonia, North on US321 to the Blue Ridge Parkway at Blowing Rock, South on the Parkway to Price Park or Boone Fork Parking Area or Beacon Heights parking area at the far end.

Trail Information: Parallels the Parkway from Beacon Heights north to Boone Fork Parking Area, then veers away from the Parkway to return at Price Park picnic area.

Miscellaneous Information: about 12 miles, moderate grades, easy access, easy bailouts, well maintained, great views.

Ed Martin