Greasy Cove Trail

At A Glance

Most Difficult

3.2 mi one-way

Difficulty Rating: 3.2 (Most Difficult)
Steepness: Climbs Steeply
Tread Condition: Moderately Rough
Blaze Color: None
Trail Number: 362

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 also crosses into these trailhead areas:


This trail initially traverses Grassy Cove Ridge at or near its crest, with minimal views other than of the Parkway, until it drops down to Greasy Cove Prong. Caution: The trail is especially difficult to see during this descent. It follows the prong until that stream meets the East Fork of the Pigeon River, where the trail terminates at the junction of the Big East Fork (#357) and Bridges Camp Gap (#607) trails.

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Total Calculated Length: 3.01 mi

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

Intersecting Trails

  • Bridges Camp Gap
  • Big East Fork
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    Jon Baatz said: I will be hiking up Bridges Camp Gap Trail and this trail heading back to the Art Loeb. Do you know if there is a good selection of campsites to fit a couple hammocks? Thanks for any information you can give. Jon
    Sunday, November 5 2017 6:45pm
    Patrick said: There is a section of this trail where you have to cross the creek. If you do not cross the creek, you will end up at Graveyard Fields via Bridges Camp Gap.
    Sunday, November 13 2011 7:39pm
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