Located within the boundaries of Julian Price Overlook, Sims Pond Overlook is a popular spot for photography, hiking, and fishing. The pond is stocked with trout, so fishing is allowed with a valid North Carolina fishing license.
Sims Pond Overlook is also a trailhead for the 2.3-mile Green Knob Loop Trail. This trail is an easy overall day hike for all ages. It is known best for showcasing the variety of landscapes that can be found throughout the Parkway.
|The Green Knob Trail in Winter.