Fork Ridge Trail

At A Glance

More Difficult

2 mi one-way

Steepness: Climbs Steeply
Blaze Color: Yellow
Trail Number: 285

This trail is located in the Shelton Laurel Backcountry Area area. For a list of all the trails in that area, see the Shelton Laurel Backcountry Area trails list page.


This trail steadily climbs through upland hardwood forests and rhododendron thickets. After the initial ascent, the trail mostly follows ridge tops offering views of Big Creek drainage. The best viewing times are early spring, late fall and winter. The trail can be combined with the Appalachian, Green Ridge or Jerry Miller trails to form a loop. No water is available.



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