Balsam Mountain Nature Trail is a 1.3 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located in the state of NC that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.
Heintooga Ridge Road, which you must drive to reach the trailhead, is closed in winter, typically from early November until mid-May. Most people who hike the trail are campers. Great hike for kids.