Altapass Ridge at the Orchard

Conservation Trust for North Carolina

Milepost: 327.8- 329.5 | County: McDowell | Acres: 132 | Hiking: No

This forested ridge is located across the Parkway and uphill from the historic Altapass Orchard. CTNC acquired it in 2001 and donated it to the National Park Service in 2002. Formerly part of the orchard, the property is visible from The Loops, View North Cove, and Bear Den overlooks.