The Montreat TRACK Trail is about 1 mile long. The trail starts at the Montreat Nature Center, wraps around Lake Susan, and follows Flat Creek down to the entrance gate.
Along the way, you will pass through Robert Lake Park, with playground equipment and access to the creek. Just follow the blue diamond blazes. Montreat is also the site of an ecoEXPLORE hotspot, allowing you to help scientists monitor the natural features of Montreat. A special ecoExplore TRACK Trail brochure will help guide you when making your observations.
Montreat is surrounded by approximately 2,500 acres of pristine wilderness that is permanently protected and will never be developed. There are more than 20 trails in Montreat stretching over 30 miles. These trails offer a variety of hikes for all skill levels.
Adventures for Montreat
Nature's Hide & SeekDifficulty:
Birds of the Blue Ridge MountainsDifficulty:
Hikin' to Find LichenDifficulty:
Drive on Assembly Drive for 1 mile past the gate. Turn right on Lookout Drive. Anderson Parking Lot will be on your right. The trailhead is located directly across Lookout Drive from the parking lot.