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Private Picklesimer Rock House Hike

An Exciting Encounter with Spoils of War in Nantahala National Forest!

Quick Details

Note Ages 3 and Under

Behold a Civil War Hideout inside Nantahala National Forest

This Private Picklesimer Rock House Hike is a 2 hour adventure! We start in Highlands, NC with an open air tour to Blue Valley on the way vehicles see some of the largest and oldest trees in the Nantahala National Forest.

Then, we take scenic dirt roads to USFS Blue Valley Experimental Forest for a relaxed two mile round trip hike to see Picklesimer Rock house, a Civil War soldier’s hideout.

Stop along the way and brew coffee or hot chocolate over a wood fire. Our open-air adventure vehicles will whisk you through the temperate rainforest back to Highlands, NC.

This Private Picklesimer Rock House Hike showcases the following:

  • Educational
  • Ideal for Photography
  • Professional mountain guides
  • Classic open air 4×4 adventure
  • Customer Dogs Allowed
  • Relaxed hiking
  • Kid and Bigfoot Favorite
  • Private Customer Favorite

What to wear:

Hiking/athletic shoes, comfortable clothes, pack a light rain jacket. 


Customer dogs allowed, or you can ask for our dog Aussie to join your adventure.


Max cap. of our trucks is 12 people. If your groups is larger than 12 call us at 8643734022.