Birkhead Mountain Trail
ElevationAscent: 623' 190 m
Descent: -686' -209 m
High: 926' 282 m
Low: 531' 162 m
GradeAvg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 20% (11°)
Current trail conditions
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“A trail along the main ridge in the Birkhead Mountains Wilderness.”— Don Childrey
The trail connects to several other trails in this wilderness area, including Camp Three Trail, Robbins Branch Trail, and Hannah's Creek Trail.
Thanks to Don Childrey for sharing this description. Learn more about the 200+ miles of trail winding through this region of rivers, lakes, and ancient mountains in the heart of North Carolina's Piedmont - check out the Uwharrie Lakes Region Trail Guide.
Land Manager: USFS - Uwharrie National Forest Office