Trails in the Wilson Creek Area Trailhead Area

Here is a list of all trails in the Wilson Creek Area 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 Wilson Creek Area trailhead, see the Wilson Creek Area Trailhead page.

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

Greentown Trail

Most Difficult
  • 5.7mi, Climbs Steeply, Very Rough

Holly Springs Trail

More Difficult
  • Beginning milepost is from FSR 986 and joins the end of FSR 4099.
  • 1.9mi, Hilly, Moderately Rough

Wilson Ridge Trail

Most Difficult
  • Unmaintained series of old logging roads and newer gravel and dirt roads, with some singletrack sections thrown in for good measure.
  • 14.7mi, Climbs Moderately, Moderately Rough

Nearby Trails

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

Darkside Cliffs Trail

Moderate
  • A mostly moderate hike through pleasant woods, but with some steeper sections. Like nearby Little and Big Lost Cove Cliffs trails, the trail ends at an outcropping with outstanding views across Lost Cove and Timber Ridge, and up to Grandfather...
  • 0.5mi, Climbs Moderately, Some Obstacles
  • Grandfather Ranger District Trailhead

Wilson Creek Access Trail

Mountains to Sea Section 4 Trail

Most Difficult
  • **Black Mountain Campground to Beacon Heights** From Black Mounain Recreation Area by South Toe River in Pisgah NF to Buck Gap at BRP mp 344.1: Climbs the ridge. From Buck Gap at BRP mp 344.1 (NC-80) to Woodlawn Park (US-221): The MST leaves the...
  • 75.2mi, Hilly, Moderately Rough
  • Black Mountains & Toe River Trailhead

Greentown Shortcut Trail

Woodruff Ridge Trail

White Rocks Trail

Bill Crump Trail