Special Places

Chunky Gal Mountain / Boteler Peak

The primeval forest on Chunky Gal Mountain includes several 300-year-old patches. Chunky Gal is a popular spot along the Appalachian Trail for thru-hikers. The Chunky Gal Trail passes beside Boteler Peak, which offers scenic views of the Nantahala wildlands. The Appalachian Trail, Bartram Trail, and Chunky Gal Trail provide a phenomenal loop hike.

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Popular activities on Chunky Gal Mountain / Boteler Peak

hiking

Hiking

running

Running

old growth

Old-Growth

scenic views

Scenic Views

rare species

Rare Species

fishing

Fishing