Glassy Mountain Trails

Glassy Mountain Trails (HM822)

Location: Flat Rock, NC 28731 Henderson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 16.204', W 82° 26.96'

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"We found that our land goes up... to the very top of Big Glassy Mountain—-at least a mile of real climbing from the house. The timber seems endless....The hills will be white with dogwood blossoms in spring."
Lilian Sandburg 1945

Glassy Mountain has granite outcroppings that can be seen for miles, glinting in the sunlight. According to local legends, the Cherokee and early pioneers named this mountain for these well-known reflections.
Follow in the the Sandburgs' footsteps to discover the delights that may be found along the five miles of hiking trails within this national historic site.
HM NumberHM822
Placed ByNational Park Service
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 3:35am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 368177 N 3903955
Decimal Degrees35.27006667, -82.44933333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 16.204', W 82° 26.96'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 16' 12.24" N, 82° 26' 57.60" W
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Area Code(s)828
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 554 Carl Sandburg Ln, Flat Rock NC 28731, US
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