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Carvers Gap - 5512' - TN/NC Border
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
N 36° 06.375 W 082° 06.611
17S E 400074 N 3996303
Quick Description: Carvers Gap is the route through the Roan highlands
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 6/8/2010 3:16:00 AM
Waymark Code: WM909M
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member fatcat161
Views: 4

Long Description:
Located between Roan Mountain, TN and Bakersville, NC, Carvers Gap is a popular destination for the flowering Catawba rhododendron and flame azaleas. The Appalachian Trail, which crosses here, was rerouted in the 1950s to be in the Roan highlands.

TN143 comes from Roan Mountain, TN and NC261 comes from Bakersville, NC to meet at this gap.

Parking is available nearby with a pit toilet.
Elevation (Official or GPSR reading): 5512

Mountain Range: Between Roan and Yellow Mountain in the Appalachian Mountain Range

Access:
Hwy TN143 from Roan Mountain, TN Hwy NC261 from Bakersville, NC


Visit Instructions:
Pictures are encouraged but not required.
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