Boone Fork Trail
ElevationAscent: 583' 178 m
Descent: -581' -177 m
High: 3,526' 1,075 m
Low: 3,070' 936 m
GradeAvg Grade: 4% (2°)
Max Grade: 21% (12°)
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“Waterfalls, creek crossings, rhododendron tunnels, oh my! THE 5 mile Boone area classic.”— Eric Heistand
The first three miles are all about the water. Hike through meadows, then rhododendron tunnels along Boone Fork. Expect some mud and wide trail erosion. Most other trail users are heading just 1 mile in to Hebron Falls, a worthy sidetrip.
The next 2 miles are just you and the ancient forest. Around the 2.5 mile mark, you'll drop into low gear for the slow and wet climb up Bee Tree Creek where there are too many creek crossings to count.
Top out at the meadow and blaze down perfect trail into Price Creek Campground. The trail will spit you out where you began. Didn't get enough? Consider linking this up with Green Knob Trail and Price Lake Loop for the Triple Crown!
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