Located at mile post 339.5 on the Blue Ridge Parkway, this 2-mile loop hike takes you to beautiful Crabtree Falls and through growths for birch and hemlock. This area gets its name from the numerous crab apple trees that can be found. Access is at the Crabtree Meadows camping area, which offers picnicking facilities and a restaurant.
Length: 2.5 total miles
Elevation Gain: 530 feet
Trail Type: Loop
Skill Level: Moderate to strenuous
Duration: 1.5-2 hour
Trailhead Elevation: 3,800 feet