Catawba Valley Outing Club

Big Lost Cove Cliffs

Directions from I-40

Take Exit 100 (Jamestown Rd.) in Morganton
and turn right at end of ramp (if traveling Westbound) or turn left at end of
ramp (if traveling Eastbound). Go to third traffic light and turn left onto Hwy.
181, North. Follow Hwy. 181 for approximately 12 miles to Brown Mtn. Beach Rd.,
which is on your right (the road sign is on your left). There is a white church
on the corner of Brown Mtn. Beach Rd. Turn right onto Brown Mtn. Beach Rd.
follow approximately 5 miles where Brown Mtn. Beach Rd. turns to the left into
Pisgah National Forest. Turn left. After 4-1/2 miles pass the Wilson Creek
Visitor Center. Continue on for about five more miles to NC 90. Turn left and go
for about four miles to Forest Service Road 464 and turn left. Travel up this
gravel one-track road for about four miles to the trailhead for Big Lost Cove