Catch fall colors with Parkway hike

Blue Ridge Parkway rangers will lead an easy to moderate 2.5 mile roundtrip hike to the summit of Sam Knob in the Shining Rock Wilderness in Haywood County at 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 5.

Enjoy the changing fall foliage and learn about the different ways animals of the mountains are preparing for the coming winter season at this spectacular location in the.

The hike will begin at the Black Balsam parking area at the end of Black Balsam Road, located off the Parkway between Milepost 420 and 421. Remember to bring water, wear good hiking shoes, and be prepared for brisk autumn weather.

828.298.5330 ext. 304.

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