Bakers Mountain Park is located on 198 acres in western Catawba County and has 4.6 miles of hiking trails. Chestnut Oak forests, mountain laurels, and rhododendrons dominant this park. There is an observation platform at the top of Bakers Mountain where you can get a great view of the valley below.
Blue Trail (1.2 miles, strenuous)
Connectors (0.19 mile, moderate)
Paved Trail (0.25 mile, easy)
Red Trail (2.2 miles, strenuous)
Orange Trail (0.5 mile, strenuous)
Yellow Knoll Loop (0.3 mile, strenuous)
White-tailed deer, opossum, songbirds, salamander, snake, frog, turtle, and various butterflies.
Mature chestnut oak forest, pine trees, open meadows, mountain laurel, rhododendron, boynton's locust, shiny-leaf meadowsweet, and heartleaf wild ginger.
Old home sites and Bakers Mountain — the highest point in Catawba County at 1,780 feet.
Catawba County Parks Newsletter