Big Crabtree Creek

Conservation Trust for North Carolina

Milepost: 335 & 332.5 | County: Mitchell | Acres: 38 | Hiking: No

These two forested properties adjoin the Blue Ridge Parkway near the popular resort community of Little Switzerland. The protected area contains the headwaters of Big Crabtree Creek, a designated Trout Stream, and is believed to have served as a campsite for Patriot militiamen during their march along the Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail during the Revolutionary War.