Sunset Rock Trail in Highlands, North Carolina

Hike North Carolina’s Sunset Rock to a large rock face summit overlooking Highlands, NC.

1.4 Miles Total
236 ft Elevation Gain
Trail Address

Within the enchanting landscapes of Highlands, North Carolina, the Sunset Rock Trail is a scenic pathway that beckons hikers to embark on a journey filled with natural wonders and breathtaking panoramic views. As the trail’s name suggests, it is renowned for providing a front-row seat to one of nature’s most mesmerizing displays, the transition from day to night, accentuated by the vibrant hues of a Highland sunset.

Once you reach the top, you’ll find a massive rockface. The summit overlooks the highlands city area and plateau where the city sits.

Hiking trails near Sunset Rock Trail

In case you’re interested in an adventure near the area. Check out Whiteside Mountain here.

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