Fork Ridge Trail

At A Glance

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2 mi one-way

Difficulty Rating: 2 (More Difficult)
Steepness: Climbs Steeply
Blaze Color: Yellow
Trail Number: 285

Description

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.

Intersecting Trails

  • Appalachian Trail - NC 208 to NC 212
  • This trail is located in the Shelton Laurel Backcountry & Camp Creek Bald area. For a list of all the trails in that area, see the Shelton Laurel Backcountry & Camp Creek Bald trails list page.

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    Total Calculated Length: 2.01 mi

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

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