Plott Balsam Knob

Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy

Milepost: 449 | County: Haywood | Acres: 215 | Hiking: No

This land reaches elevations over 6,000 feet in the Plott Balsam Mountains and includes high quality spruce-fir forest and other high-elevation Southern Appalachian ecosystems. It is part of a state-designated Natural Area with habitat for the federally endangered northern flying squirrel and other high-elevation plant and animal species.