Corn Mill Shoals Trail

At A Glance


2.43 mi one-way

Difficulty Rating: 2.43 (Moderate)
Steepness: Hilly
Tread Condition: Some Obstacles

This trail is located in the Dupont State Forest area. For a list of all the trails in that area, see the Dupont State Forest trails list page.


Old roadbed; no longer maintained. Mostly hardpacked, but some places are rocky, highly eroded, or sandy. Starting from the Corn Mill Shoals parking area, the trail fords the Little River at Corn Mill Shoals. Use extreme caution if you cross here: the rock is EXTREMELY slick (seriously - wet ice grips like sandpaper compared to the slime on these rocks). Beyond the shoals, the path has been re-routed from the old roadbed onto a true trail. It winds up the ridge through a pine-oak forest before re-joining the old roadbed, and then ends at Bridal Veil Falls.

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Trail Segments

Trails are often made up of several connecting paths which may have different characteristics, allowed uses, and seasons. This trail is divided into multiple segments as follows:

Corn Mill Shoals - Parking to Longside Tr.

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 183 ft

Corn Mill Shoals - Longside Tr. to Big Rock Tr.

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 385 ft

Corn Mill Shoals - Big Rock Tr. to Burnt Mtn. Tr.

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 0.6 mi

Corn Mill Shoals - Burnt Mtn. Tr. to Little River Tr.

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 150 ft

Corn Mill Shoals - Little River to Burnt Mtn. Tr.

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 0.23 mi

Corn Mill Shoals

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 1.62 mi

Total Calculated Length: 2.59 mi

This value is derived from our underlying map data, and it may not match officially published information.

Intersecting Trails

  • Big Rock
  • Burnt Mountain
  • Longside
  • Bridal Overlook
  • Little River
  • Laurel Ridge
  • Shelter Rock
  • Bridal Veil Falls Road
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