Little Yellow Mountain (North Carolina)
|Little Yellow Mountain|
|Elevation||5,504 ft (1,678 m)|
|Prominence||651 ft (198 m)|
|Location||Avery / Mitchell counties, North Carolina, U.S.|
|Parent range||Unaka Mountains|
Blue Ridge Mountains
|Topo map||USGS Carvers Gap|
Little Yellow Mountain is a mountain in the North Carolina High Country and wholly in the Pisgah National Forest. Its elevation reaches 5,504 ft (1,678 m), it is on the border between Avery and Mitchell counties. The mountain generates feeder streams for the North Toe River.
Though named Little Yellow Mountain, it is actually 64 ft (20 m) taller than nearby Big Yellow Mountain.
On December 3, 2009, the Nature Conservancy announced the acquisition of 466 acres (1.89 km2) at the summit of Little Yellow Mountain. The future goal is to transfer the land to the North Carolina State Parks System, becoming part of the Yellow Mountain State Natural Area.
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