Cherry Creek Trail

At A Glance

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1.6 mi one-way

Difficulty Rating: 1.6
Steepness: Climbs Steeply
Tread Condition: Moderately Rough
Blaze Color: Yellow
Trail Number: 300

Description

This is a steep forest trail with rock outcrops and tight switchbacks. Climbs 1,300 feet in 1.6 miles from Cold Springs Road to the Appalachian Trail near Max Patch Mountain. Can be used to "Summit" Max Patch over a much more difficult route than the typical hike from the parking area.

Intersecting Trails

  • Appalachian Trail - Davenport Gap to Max Patch
  • This trail is located in the Max Patch Mountain & Harmon Den Area area. For a list of all the trails in that area, see the Max Patch Mountain & Harmon Den Area trails list page.

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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:

    Cherry Creek - Cold Springs Road to FS 3532

    • Allowed Uses: Hiking
    • Length: 0.19 mi

    Cherry Creek - FS FS 3532 to FS 3533

    • Allowed Uses: Hiking
    • Length: 1.49 mi

    Cherry Creek - FS 3533 to Appalachian Trail

    • Allowed Uses: Hiking
    • Length: 0.27 mi

    Total Calculated Length: 1.95 mi

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

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