Visit Roan Mountain

Published 8:23 am Thursday, December 26, 2019

Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020

First Day Hike at Roan Mountain — 9 a.m.—- Join Ranger Holland as we celebrate the New Year with a hike to Round Bald. We will meet at the visitor center and then travel to Carver’s Gap to begin our hike on the A.T. to Round Bald. Hiking conditions will vary from moderate to strenuous and participants are advised to wear proper clothing and footwear suited for windy and cold outdoor conditions. Preregistration is required for this free event.

Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020

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2020 Winter Naturalist Rally – Join the Friends of Roan Mountain for their annual Winter Naturalist Rally on Saturday, February 8th at Roan Mountain State Park. Celebrate the beauty of nature in winter while learning about the unique natural features that make this mountain such a unique place. Stay tuned for a schedule of events which will include guided nature hikes, guest speakers, wildlife viewing experiences and more! To keep up to date with the Winter Rally and to learn more about this awesome group of naturalists, visit the Friends of Roan Mountain website at

Meet at:See rally schedule for meeting locations.