Elizabethton take Rte. 19E to the town of Roan Mountain. Turn
right onto Rte. 143 and proceed 12.8 miles to the TN/NC state
line. This is Carver's Gap. There's a parking lot on your
Trails - To get to Jane Bald...
After parking you'll need to cross
the road. Look for the white blazes near the steps and
follow the well defined trail. This puts you northbound on
the A.T. In .5 miles you'll reach the first summit, which
is Round Bald. In another .5 miles you'll reach the summit
of Jane Bald.
OUT & BACK
slippery slopes, steep slope
grass-covered bald mountain summits (over 5500'), hike through
some of the oldest rocks in the United States (Cranberry gneiss
and Roan gneiss), Catawba Rhododendrons and Flame Azaleas bloom
everywhere in June.
here for hike rating reference guide.