Trails in the Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest Trailhead Area

Here is a list of all trails in the Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest Trailhead area.

Each trail has its own printable page with all the information and links, including (where available):

  • directions to the starting point
  • difficulty
  • length
  • elevation change
  • a map
  • photos from along the way, and
  • a detailed description and trail directions.

For general information about the Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest trailhead, see the Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest Trailhead page.

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Joyce Kilmer Memorial Trail

Moderate
  • This figure-8 loop trail travels through a spectacular, virgin forest, one of the largest contiguous tracts of old-growth forest in the Eastern United States. The forest around this trail is designated as the Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest, a part of...
  • 2mi, Hilly, Some Obstacles

Nearby Trails

The following trails cross into this trailhead area, but are primarily accessed from another trailhead:

Slickrock Creek Trail

Most Difficult
  • The Slickrock Creek Trail is the longest single trail in the Joyce Kilmer Slickrock Wilderness area. Starting at an elevation of 1160 feet at the Slickrock Trailhead and reaching 4860 feet at the Naked Ground termination, this trail has at least 12...
  • 13.2mi, Climbs Moderately, Moderately Rough
  • Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness Trailhead

Naked Ground Trail

More Difficult
  • The Naked Ground Trail is an interior trail with a 2,500 foot elevation gain, most often accessed from the parking area at the Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest. Follow the right hand portion of the Memorial Loop Trail for approximately 0.5 mile to the...
  • 4.5mi, Climbs Moderately, Moderately Rough
  • Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness Trailhead

Stratton Bald Trail

Most Difficult
  • The Stratton Bald Trail starts at the Rattler Ford Bridge on State Road 1127 near the Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest, and gains more than 3,000 feet in elevation over Stratton Bald to its junction with the Stratton Bald Alternate Trail (TR54A). From...
  • 7.8mi, Climbs Steeply, Moderately Rough
  • Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness Trailhead

Haoe Lead Trail

Most Difficult
  • The Haoe Lead Trail is an important trail in the southern portion of the Joyce Kilmer Slickrock Wilderness, providing connections to six other trails in the area. The portion along the Stratton to Haoe Ridge are moderately used and easy to follow,...
  • 6.2mi, Climbs Steeply, Moderately Rough
  • Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness Trailhead

Jenkins Meadow Trail

Moderate
  • The Jenkins Meadow Trail starts on the entrance road to the Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest and climbs to a junction with the Haoe Lead Trail. Approximately 1/2 mile from the trailhead is a junction with a connector trail leading to the Naked Ground...
  • 3.3mi, Climbs Steeply, Some Obstacles
  • Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness Trailhead