The mountain contributes to three primary ranges: The Black Mountains, The Blue Ridge Mountains, and The Great Smoky Mountains. The famous Appalachian Trail winds through the NC mountains for 88 miles.
You will find over 300 waterfalls in NC; in Transylvania County, there are more than 250 waterfalls alone. The highest mountain on the East Coast is Mount Mitchell, at 6,684 feet. You can enjoy 250 miles of the famous Blue Ridge Parkway through North Carolina.