Beacon Heights Trail to Grandfather View is a 0.6 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Linville, NC that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible from April until October.
This is probably the shortest hike with the greatest reward as you will hike a total of a one mile in, around and out. The views are absolutely stunning!!! After a short walk there are two different areas that you walk out onto a large rock face with views of Grandfather Mountain and surrounding areas. This is a best kept secret!