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blueBlack Lewellyn Cove

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Trail

2.7 mile 4.3 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 386' 118 m
Descent: -390' -119 m
High: 2,028' 618 m
Low: 1,656' 505 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 6% (3°)
Max Grade: 21% (12°)

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Trail shared by Mark O'Neal

The most popular hiking/biking trail at Fontana Village.

Mark O'Neal

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Description

Start at the well-marked sign at the east end of Fontana Village. Upper Lewellyn is pretty tame but Lower Lewellyn is a rock fest and has a section with a pretty big drop-off above the road.

The village typically runs daily hikes on the trail in the afternoon. An added side effect is that this trail is relatively well-maintained compared to some of the others.

Combine together with the Gold Branch trail and Old Fontana Forest Road for a longer loop.

Contacts

Land Manager: Fontana Village Resort

Aug 16, 2018: Fall Hike Week

Aug 16, 2018: Military Appreciation

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