- 1.4 ml
- 1 hr
- 236 ft
Sunset Road, Highlands, North Carolina 28741
Sunset Rock is a popular spot for a short hike with a great view, and just a few hundred yards from downtown Highlands. Head east down Main Street for .5 miles toward Horse Cove until you reach the Nature Center on the left. Park on the gravel on the right side of the road. You will see large signs for the trailhead. The trail to sunset rock is a .5 mile hike up a gravel road. Sunset Rock is an ideal choice for a late afternoon stroll. Beautiful sunsets can be seen over the town, while you sit on a natural amphitheater of slabs of granite.