Fork Mountain Trail

At A Glance

Most Difficult

6.2 mi one-way

Difficulty Rating: 6.2 (Most Difficult)
Steepness: Climbs Steeply
Tread Condition: Moderately Rough
Trail Number: 109

This trail is located in the Shining Rock Wilderness area. For a list of all the trails in that area, see the Shining Rock Wilderness trails list page.


This trail follows the ridgeline and ascends and descends frequently over several mountain tops most notably Birdstand Mountain. From the top of these mountains the view can be obscured by trees but the few glimpses you get will show vistas of the Middle Prong and Shining Rock Wilderness. This is a wilderness trail so do not expect any signs or blazes.


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Total Calculated Length: 6.57 mi

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

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