Step into a different world at Craggy Gardens. Gnarled, twisted trees, fog, and wind make this part of the Parkway like no other. Visitors flock to the area for the overabundance of rhododendron and the 360-degree views.
At a Glance:
Points of Interest:
Visitor Center: Talk to a ranger for information and to grab a map. Open seasonally. Check the opening schedule for specific dates.
Sleeping and Eating:
Craggy Gardens Picnic Area: Pack a picnic basket and grab a table. The picnic area is open seasonally; check the opening schedule for specific dates. When you visit Craggy Gardens, we ask that you Leave No Trace.
Things to Do:
Hike a Trail: In just a 20 minute walk, enjoy spectacular 360-degree views from the summit of Craggy Pinnacle. Other trails, including access to the Mountains-to-Sea Trail, offer alternate adventures. Plan your hike with the Craggy Gardens trails page.
Last updated: July 18, 2019