Dogwood Trail is a 0.2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Roaring Gap, North Carolina that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, camping, and nature trips and is accessible year-round.

DISTANCE
0.2 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
13 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

wheelchair friendly

kid friendly

stroller friendly

camping

nature trips

walking

forest

wildlife

no dogs

Directions from Morganton, NC: South Mountains State Park is located in southwestern Burke County, 18 miles south of Morganton. From I-40 take NC 18 to SR 1913. From SR 1913 turn left onto Old NC 18. Travel down Old NC 18 to SR 1901. The park is off of SR 1901 on SR 1904. After passing the park entrance you will see an amphitheater and horse trailer parking lot. Begin on Raven Rock Trail and travel a short distance to Dogwood Trail. If you are on bike, you must access it from Lower CCC or Upper Falls Trail.