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Beech Tree Trail

Summit view at Elk Knob State Park
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Beech Tree Trail

The Beech Tree Trail-our Kid's Track Trail-is an easy 1-mile loop around the picnic area. The majority of the trail penetrates a large American Beech forest at 4,500 ft. The Kid’s Track Trail is part of the Kids in Parks initiative. This program rewards kids with small prizes for their hiking achievements.

Trail Location: 
Begins and ends at the Trailhead PVA.
Trail Point of Interest: 
Hikers will explore a forest dominated by the American beech.
Trail Length: 
1.00 miles
Trail Type: 
loop
Trail Difficulty: 
easy hike
Trail Use: 
Hiking
Discovery/Interpretive Trail
TRACK Trail
Trail Surface: 
natural surface
Trail Blaze: 
yellow diamond

Map of North Carolina – Elk Knob State Park

 

Contact the park

828-297-7261

elk.knob@ncparks.gov

 

Address

Park office

5564 Meat Camp Road
Todd, NC 28684

GPS: 36.332586, -81.69064

 

Hours

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  • November to February:
    7:00am to 6:00pm
     
  • March to May:
    7:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • June to August:
    7:00am to 9:00pm
     
  • September to October:
    7:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     

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  • 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Monday to Friday

     
  • Closed state holidays