Open Branch

Conservation Trust for North Carolina

Milepost: 451.5 | County: Jackson  | Acres: 104 | Hiking: No

This rugged property can be viewed from Cranberry Ridge Overlook and other areas along the Blue Ridge Parkway. The tract contains almost half a mile of Open Branch, including dramatic cascades in the headwaters of Soco Creek. Elevations range from 3,900 to 5,000 feet, creating a diverse array of natural habitats.