Bearwallow Mountain

Bearwallow Mountain in Henderson County is one of the more prominent 4,000-foot peaks near Hickory Nut Gorge.

The top of the mountain affords grand views of the western North Carolina high country, and of the area leading down toward Lake Lure.

 Distance to drive:           about 9 miles from Lake Lure

Distance to walk: about a half hour one way 

Hike Rating:                   moderate, hiking boots required. 

Reward:      Stunning views 

Driving direction: Follow 74 towards Asheville. turn Left on Bearwallow Mountain Road. Look for trail head on left. 

Hiking direction:  hike up the mountain!!


(If you have changes/corrections or would like to add a hike that you know about in our area, please feel free to contact me: Russ Meade, )

“I went to the woods because I wanted to live deliberately, I wanted to live deep and suck out all the marrow of life, To put to rout all that was not life and not when I had come to die Discover that I had not lived. “Henry David Thoreau

Have a fantstic day exploring our beautiful mountain home!

Russ Meade

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