Big Creek Trail

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4.9 mi one-way

Steepness: Climbs Steeply
Tread Condition: Moderately Rough
Blaze Color: Yellow
Trail Number: 102

This trail is located in the Mills River area. For a list of all the trails in that area, see the Mills River trails list page.

This trail also crosses into these trailhead areas:

Description

Follows one of the larger tributaries of the North Mills River. Many creek crossings on the lower half. Steep climb up the Pisgah Ridge on the upper half. High elevation change. Carry bikes across Blue Ridge Parkway property.

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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:

Big Creek - HR to Spencer Branch

  • Allowed Uses: Hiking, Mountain Biking, Horseback Riding
  • Length: 58 ft

Spencer Branch - Big Creek Conn.

  • Allowed Uses: Hiking, Mountain Biking, Horseback Riding
  • Length: 37 ft

Big Creek To BRPW

  • Allowed Uses: Hiking, Mountain Biking, Horseback Riding
  • Length: 4.48 mi

Big Creek on BRPW Bdy to Road

  • Allowed Uses: Hiking
  • Length: 0.25 mi

Total Calculated Length: 4.75 mi

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

Intersecting Trails

  • Spencer Branch
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