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Gold Mine Trail

 2 votes

1.0 Miles 1.6 Kilometers

 

84% 

Runnable

Singletrack

376' 115 m

Ascent

-6' -2 m

Descent

2,057' 627 m

High

1,687' 514 m

Low

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

13%

Max Grade (8°)

Unknown

Update

No mine exists today, but still a nice, quiet run to the park boundary.

David Hitchcock

Overview

Closed when the Abrams Creek Ranger Station and Campground are closed. For park road conditions, information can be found at twitter.com/smokiesroadsnps or by calling (865) 436-1200 and dialing extension 2, 2.
Dogs: No Dogs

Description

The trail is roughly 2.6 miles from the Abrams Falls Campground at the junction with the Cooper Road Trail.

The trail climbs (300 feet of elevation gain) along an old road toward the park boundary. The trail alternates between sections that are rocky and rough and sections that are sandy and smooth. At mile 0.8, the trail reaches the park boundary. The trail continues outside of the park for another 0.2 miles until the trail ends at the main road of Top of the World Estates.

More information on this trail and others can be found in Hiking Trails of the Smokies.

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#6

in Abrams Creek

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#6

in Abrams Creek

#328

in North Carolina

#17,979

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