Whiteside Mountain is a hike to put at the top of your list if you are visiting the Cashiers and surrounding area. A two-mile loop trail leading around the rim of the mountain offers stunning views to the south, east and west and boasts abundant wildlife, plants and history. The million-year-old rock cliffs reach 4930 feet and sit along the Eastern Continental Divide. The iconic mountain’s cliffs are known by their markings that look like sheets of ice stretched along the mountain and serve as a local landmark, wildlife habitat and rock climbing enthusiast’s dream.
Click HERE for more information on Whiteside Mountain and come to the Cashiers Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center, located at 202 US Highway 64 West, for informational guides and maps on how to enjoy the Cashiers and surrounding area.