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Chestnut Mountain

A Park Worth Gearing Up For

If you’re looking for a place to enjoy the beautiful outdoors of the NC Smokies, Chestnut Mountain is the answer. Chestnut Mountain Park is a huge undertaking that will require a multi-phased approach including several different areas as part of the whole park. In the future, people of all ages and experience levels will be able to enjoy over 15 miles of trails spanning both the Front Country and Backcountry. Visitors can currently enjoy the outdoor recreation and picnic areas of Bridge Park, a 1.2-mile (round trip) multi-use trail, and over a mile of bike trails at Berm Park. For the latest updates and park news, visit

Now Open!

Whether you’re hiking, mountain biking, or just enjoying nature with friends, Chestnut Mountain is well-equipped to accommodate your needs. Explore this scenic park and its offerings for all to enjoy right in Canton, NC.

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Areas of the Park Include:

  • Berm Park Bike Skills Course

  • Bridge Park Day Use & Picnic Area

  • Multi-use Trails

  • Conservation Easement Area



Park Address:

2415 Asheville Highway
Canton, North Carolina 28716