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greenBlue Deep Creek Horse Trail

Trail

1.2 mile 2.0 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 229' 70 m
Descent: -305' -93 m
High: 2,197' 670 m
Low: 1,905' 581 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 8% (5°)
Max Grade: 21% (12°)

Dogs

No Dogs
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Trail shared by Hunter R

A scenic horse trail leading through the Smoky Mountain wilderness.

Hunter R

Features Fall Colors · River/Creek

Family Friendly Moderate grades and a manageable length make this trail a viable option for families with children. Just be sure to keep your children close, as horses are often on trail.

Description

Great Smoky Mountains National Park has hundreds of miles of trails for visitors to enjoy, over 550 of which are open to horse use. This is one of several horse trails that can range in grade, tread, and length. Visitors are encouraged to take part in one of the park’s guided trail tours that are offered from the spring season through the fall. For more information on guided horseback tours, see the park’s website.

Visitors are also allowed to bring their own horses to experience the tranquility of the trails by themselves. For more information on horse trails and personal horse use within the park, please visit the park’s website or call (865) 436-0120.

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May 26, 2018
Holly Huston
Apr 26, 2018
Bethany Irvin
Jun 10, 2017
Brian Reed
Apr 15, 2017
Chris Duemmel
1.2mi
Aug 10, 2016
William Young
Aug 6, 2016
Travis Wright
Doing three waterfalls loop 2mi — 12h 00m
Jun 29, 2016
Elizabeth Paashaus

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  4.0 from 4 votes

#3

in Deep Creek

#7173

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#3

in Deep Creek

#276

in North Carolina

#7,173

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