Mooney Gap to Albert Mountain Firetower

MODERATE 1 reviews

Mooney Gap to Albert Mountain Firetower is a 3.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Otto, North Carolina that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from April until September.

DISTANCE
3.1 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
948 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

river

views

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

This trail section starts in the vicinity of Standing Indian Campground, includes lots of ridge line walking, and crosses a number of creeks.

11 days ago

Great out and back, especially if you're looking for a quick, bang for your buck hike. Great views along the way. Spectacular view up top. Be warned, though: last .3 to the top is STRAIGHT UP and the most strenuous part of hike. But it's totally worth it.