Black Balsam Knob,also known as Black Balsam Bald, is in the Pisgah National Forest southwest of Asheville, NC near milepost 420 on the Blue Ridge Parkway.It is the second highest mountain in the Great Balsam Mountains. The Great Balsams are within the Blue Ridge Mountains, which are part of the Appalachian Mountains. It is the 23rd highest of the 40 mountains in North Carolina over 6000 feet.
Activity: Hiking,Mountain Biking
Prominence: 301 m (988 ft)?
Peak elevation: 1,894 m (6,214 ft)