Take I-26 W towards Weaverville for 16 miles. Take exit 11 and turn left towards Mars Hill/Marshall/NC-213. After 1 mile turn right onto N. Main Street, and shortly after turn left onto Bailey Street. In approximately 1/4 mile, turn left onto Hickory Drive. 1/4 mile further, turn right onto Forest Street. The entrance and parking to the Bailey Mountain Preserve and Smith Property will be located on your left after 1 mile.
GPS Address – 889 Forest Street, Mars Hill, NC 28754
Groups wishing to schedule activities at the lower Smith Farm should contact the Town of Mars Hill 828-689-2301.
Bailey Mountain Map, 10/25/22 use this link to access the PDF version of the map, showing the topography, trailhead and trails at Bailey Mountain Preserve and the Smith Farm. Please register using the QR code on the map.