Details At a Glance
Overall Difficulty: Moderate
Steepness: Climbs Moderately
Tread Condition: Some Obstacles
Blaze Color: Yellow
USGS/USFS Number: 145
Allowed Uses: Hiking, Mountain Biking, Horseback Riding
Most of this trail was turned into a road during 2005. Although the Forest Service officially calls the trail the same length it used to be, I do not consider a gravel road open to vehicles a "trail", and it's debatable whether the rest could be called a trail again yet. From Ledford Gap to Boyd Branch Road, it is a gravel road and will be permanently maintained that way. Not a trail. From Boyd Branch Road to Ingles Field Gap, it is currently an unimproved road but will be allowed to revert to a "trail" over time. This may take a long time, and for now - it's doubletrack at best. A section of actual trail remains from Little Hickory Top down to Laurel Branch Road and this part is bumpy with lots of rocks and roots in spots.
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