Turkey Knob Road Trail

At A Glance


3.1 mi one-way

Difficulty Rating: 3.1 (Moderate)
Steepness: Climbs Gently
Tread Condition: Some Obstacles

This trail is located in the Dupont State Forest area. For a list of all the trails in that area, see the Dupont State Forest trails list page.


This old road is reverting back to a singletrack trail. The new extension from Pinnacle Mountain Road down to Briery Fork trail (built early 2013) is purpose-built singletrack, and it opens up more possibilities for loops in the south end of DuPont, including large loops all the way around Lake Julia. The new section is machine-cut tread with a couple of technical features along the way, including some rock outcrops. Travels through vast areas of galax groundcover, through a couple of switchbacks, across one neat bridge and a creek crossing, and ends in a forest of white pines. This fast, flowing trail is well graded with plenty of rolling dips for drainage.

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Trail Segments

Trails are often made up of several connecting paths which may have different characteristics, allowed uses, and seasons. This trail is divided into multiple segments as follows:

Turkey Knob - Little Briery to Poplar Hill Loop SW

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 1.01 mi

Turkey Knob - Poplar Hill SW to NE

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 115 ft

Turkey Knob - Poplar Hill Loop NE to Pinnacle Mtn Rd.

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 0.38 mi

Turkey Knob - New Ext. to Pinnacle Mtn Rd.

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 34 ft

Turkey Knob - Reasonover Creek to Little Briery

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 0.39 mi

Turkey Knob - New Ext. Pinnacle Mtn Rd to Briery Fork Tr

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 1.28 mi

Total Calculated Length: 3.09 mi

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

Intersecting Trails

  • Little Briery
  • Poplar Hill Loop
  • Briery Fork
  • Reasonover Creek
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    Carolyn said: Thanks. I was missing this segment of data.
    Friday, March 20 2015 11:15pm
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