Trail Name: Appalachian Trail
Location: Pisgah National Forest
Hike Length: There are two trails. A short 1.4 mile trail or a 2.4-mile loop
Features: 360 degree mountain views
Hike Type: Loop
Distance from Downtown Asheville: About 47 miles
Max Patch is a much loved and often visited bald in Western North Carolina. It offers a great opportunity to hike a small part of the Appalachian Trail and enjoy one of the most gorgeous views these mountains have to offer. Pack a picnic, sit back and enjoy a sunset!