Distance to drive: about 25 miles
Distance to walk: about two miles one way
Hike Rating: easy / moderate
Reward: 360 degrees Stunning panorama views to Hickory Nut Gorge and surrounding mountains
Driving direction: Follow 64 West to Edneyville.
There turn left into Gilliam Mountain Road. After about 2 miles at a “T” go left and about another 2 miles at a “Y”, go left into Sugar Loaf Mountain Road about 1 1/2 miles to the end. Park near the gate.
Hiking direction: Go past the gate and follow the gravel road to the top of the mountain. The white tower is a FAA tracking station, stay off US property, go around it and enjoy the awesome views.
Note: This is private land. Respect its beauty and leave no trace.
Note: This hike can be done in connection with “World’s Edge”.