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Shope Creek Road

Intermediate

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0.8 mile 1.3 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 384' 117 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 3,102' 945 m
Low: 2,718' 828 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 9% (5°)
Max Grade: 16% (9°)

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Trail shared by Russell Hobart

Explore a main gravel road that cuts up into the hills.

Russell Hobart

Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Wildflowers

Family Friendly This is a gravel road that makes for easy hiking.

Description

This blocked-off gravel road leaves the parking lot and quickly heads uphill through a tall pine forest. Slowly, the pines succumb to some big hardwoods. The trail finishes in an old turnaround in a field.

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#14

in Asheville

#897

in North Carolina

#21,727

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Tall pines at the start of the Shope Creek Road
Dec 7, 2017 near Swannanoa, NC

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