Distance 18 Combined Miles of Loop Trails
Elevation 8700’ to 9700’
Difficulty Easy to Difficult
Usage Hiking, Biking, Horseback Riding, Cross Country Skiing
Directions From Greer go north on Rt 373 to Rt 260. Turn left (west) onto RT 260. Continue on 260 for approximately 3 miles. Trailhead is on the left (southeast) side.
Each journey past the Poll Knoll trailhead offers a unique experience. Certainly, no two expeditions are alike.
This maze of trails, winding through 18 miles of the knoll, offers a variety of paths, terrain, vegetation, and
wildlife. From grassy hills painted with patches of wildflowers to the expansive views of the White Mountains, these interweaving trails proudly display nature’s beauty. Spring through fall, hikers, mountain bikers, and equestrians enjoy the sparkling leaves of the aspens and the majesty of the giant ponderosa pines. Here, wildlife abounds and elk are often seen grazing in the meadows along the trail.
In the winter, Pole Knoll is known for having some of the best cross-country skiing trails in the area. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced cross country skier looking for a challenge, Pole Knoll offers cross country trails for every level. The knoll is a spectacular scene during winter. With its snow-covered meadows and glistening ice covered branches, it is truely a winter wonderland.