Maple Springs Trail

At A Glance


0.2 mi one-way

Difficulty Rating: 0.2 (Easy)
Steepness: Climbs Gently
Tread Condition: Paved
Trail Number: 71

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


The Maple Springs Accessible Trail is a short walk to a wooden lookout point, with a great view to the north, east and south, with the western end of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in the middle of the viewshed. The Yellow Creek Mountains, Wauchacha, Cheoah and Joanna Balds are very prominent, as well as the Cheoah River valley in the foreground.


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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:

Maple Springs - Parking to Split

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 138 ft

Maple Springs - Split R

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 357 ft

Maple Springs - Split L

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 343 ft

Total Calculated Length: 0.16 mi

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



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