Trails in the Old Fort Trailhead Area

Here is a list of all trails in the Old Fort Trailhead area.

Each trail has its own printable page with all the information and links, including (where available):

  • directions to the starting point
  • difficulty
  • length
  • elevation change
  • a map
  • photos from along the way, and
  • a detailed description and trail directions.

For general information about the Old Fort trailhead, see the Old Fort Trailhead page.

Need to find trails by another method? Go back to Trails.

Nearby Trails

The following trails cross into this trailhead area, but are primarily accessed from another trailhead:

Young's Ridge Trail

More Difficult
  • Formerly known as Kitsuma or Kitsuma Peak. Starting at its upper end, the trail ascends gently beside I-40 before climbing more steeply through a set of 12 switchbacks approaching the peak, gaining 500ft elevation from the parking area. There are...
  • 4.2mi, Hilly, Some Obstacles
  • Grandfather Ranger District Trailhead

East Ridge Trail

More Difficult
  • Follows the ridge up and over Lookout Mountain, Boggs Bunion, Brushy Mountain and Rocky Head. Ends at Long Gap. here are a few steep sections and several good viewpoints along the trail.
  • 2.48mi, Hilly, Some Obstacles
  • Montreat Trailhead

Star Gap Trail

More Difficult

Heartbreak Ridge Trail