At A Glance
0.45 mi one-way
Steepness: Climbs Moderately
Tread Condition: Moderately Rough
Follows the upper reaches of Shope Creek inside a small gulch cut by the stream, above Forrest Falls. Steep in places. Crosses the creek and tributaries in a few places. The creek is small and slows to a trickle at times up here. Beautiful stream-side scenery including patches of Galax (formerly) old hemlock trees. A few smaller hemlocks still grow as of 2017.
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Total Calculated Length: 0.45 mi
This value is derived from our underlying map data, so it may not match officially published information.