The iconic landmark of the Pisgah National Forest in Burke County is Table Rock Mountain. Located between Lake James and the Blue Ridge Parkway. Mother nature has set a table fit for all to feast their eyes upon. Both a quiet place to ponder and a challenging place to rock climb, Table Rock Mountain has something for everyone. Moderate 1-mile hike to the summit. Open April 1- Dec. 31 each year. Paved parking area with picnic area and vault-style toilets. No water or other amenities.