3.2 miles (round trip). Trail head: Glen Falls parking area.Features:
Numerous stream crossings and several views from Chinquapin Mt. (4,160 ft.) into Blue Valley at vistas along the trail.Directions:
From the comer of NC-106 and Main St. in Highlands, take NC-106 1.6 miles and look for USFS "Glen Falls Scenic Area" sign on left. Tum left and immediately tum right onto gravel road. Take that road 1 mile to the end at the Glen Falls parking area. The trail begins to the right of the parking area. A moderate walk, the trail crosses a stream many times. Then a mile-long series of switch backs leads to the top of Chinquapin Mt.Alternate Route:
From the comer of NC106 and Main St. in Highlands, take NC 106 2. 7 miles to a pull-over on the left with a large rock in the middle. The trail descends for 0.5 miles and, just after crossing a stream, intersects with the trail from the Glen Falls parking area. Tum right to Chinquapin Mt.