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A short trail leading to a series of backcountry campsites.


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Map Key

2.4

Miles

3.8

KM

Point to Point

2,406' 733 m

High

1,354' 413 m

Low

1,068' 326 m

Up

17' 5 m

Down

9%

Avg Grade (5°)

19%

Max Grade (11°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Fall Colors · River/Creek · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

This trail allows access to some backcountry campsites and the longer section of the MST: Widows Creek to Blue Ridge Parkway. The trail is a typical state park trail in that it is covered in a thin layer of sand rock in sections and is fairly smooth.

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Shared By:

Brandon Thrower

Trail Ratings

  4.0 from 7 votes

#11297

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  4.0 from 7 votes
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Trail Rankings

#430

in North Carolina

#11,297

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Photos

Stone Mountain - NC 3
Dec 6, 2017 near Thurmond, NC
Widows falls
Dec 6, 2017 near Thurmond, NC
Widow's Creek cascades over the rocks near Widow's Creek Site A backcountry campsite.
Apr 2, 2017 near Sparta, NC
Flowers
Dec 6, 2017 near Thurmond, NC
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Mar 13, 2020
Paul Finch
Staying at camp B. Climbed to top of trail and back to camp 4mi
Jun 4, 2019
Jo Ann Kissel
Site A is amazing. Sites E and F are closed due to fallen trees 2.4mi
Aug 24, 2018
Stephen Weyant
Trailis in good condition. A few small trees fallen over trail but only knee high and easily passable. 2.4mi
Aug 12, 2017
Kent Estep
2mi
Sep 5, 2016
John Watson
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