Trails in the Panthertown Valley Trailhead Area

Here is a list of all trails in the Panthertown Valley 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 Panthertown Valley trailhead, see the Panthertown Valley Trailhead page.

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

Blackrock Trail

Moderate
  • A mostly ridge-top trail offering wintertime views in all directions. Climbs moderately and has moderate erosion along its length, leading to the Moderately Rough rating. Connects with the Overlook trail just past the summit of Blackrock Mountain to...
  • 1.7mi, Climbs Moderately, Moderately Rough

Deep Gap Trail

Moderate
  • Starting at the Panthertown Valley trail downhill from Salt Rock, this trail descends to cross Frolictown Creek just above its small, scenic waterfall. Be careful at the crossing - it's slippery and the falls are just downstream. The trail is an old...
  • 1.33mi, Climbs Moderately, Few Obstacles

Devil's Elbow Trail

Moderate
  • 1.42mi, Climbs Moderately, Moderately Rough

Granny Burrell Falls Trail

Moderate
  • In addition to providing access to the long, sliding Granny Burrell Falls, and the huge pool downstream of them, this trail travels near some neat portions of Panthertown Creek. A Carlton McNeil classic, it twists and turns through some of the...
  • 0.31mi, Climbs Moderately, Moderately Rough

Great Wall Trail

More Difficult
  • This trail was previously considered two trails by most, but the Forest Service has officially combined them into one. For this reason, it has two distinct characters on the two different sections that now share the same name. Starting on the Deep...
  • 1.63mi, Climbs Steeply, Moderately Rough

Mac's Gap Trail

Moderate
  • Provides the quickest access to Greenland Creek Falls from the Cold Mountain trailhead on an old road bed. Then, ascends into the heart of the valley and descends again between Big and Little Green Mountains. Can be used to make a ton of loop options...
  • 3.13mi, Hilly, Moderately Rough

North Road Trail

Moderate
  • 1.29mi, Climbs Moderately, Moderately Rough

Panthertown Valley Trail

Moderate
  • This is the main trail through the valley which stretches from the Cold Mountain entrance to the Salt Rock entrance. Portions of this trail are open to horses and/or bikes. It passes near many of the main attractions within the valley, so many loop...
  • 3.3mi, Climbs Gently, Few Obstacles

Powerline Road Trail

Moderate
  • 5.5mi, Climbs Moderately, Some Obstacles

Rattlesnake Knob Trail

Moderate
  • 1.56mi, Climbs Moderately, Moderately Rough

Riding Ford Trail

Moderate
  • Formerly called the Green Creek trail. Passes near Riding Ford, Jawbone, and Warden's falls. Can be used with Powerline Road, Devil's Elbow, and Panthertown Valley trails for a great loop.
  • 0.95mi, Climbs Moderately, Moderately Rough