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Lost Cove Trail

 4.1 (8)

7.4 Miles 11.9 Kilometers


86%

Runnable

1,377' 420 m

Ascent

-1,379' -420 m

Descent

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

34%

Max Grade (19°)

2,946' 898 m

High

1,707' 520 m

Low

Shared By Brandon Thrower

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Minor Issues 58 days ago
High water for stream crossings. Foliage grown in this time of year. History

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Forming a loop around Timber Ridge, this trail has everything from technical creekside trail to quad-burning ascents.

Brandon Thrower

Dogs Unknown

Features Fall Colors · River/Creek · Spring · Swimming · Views · Waterfall · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

The Lost Cove Trail is a loop trail around Timber Ridge that follows the drainages of Lost Cove Creek and Gragg Prong Creek. About half of the trail is shared with with the Mountains to Sea trail and there are multiple waterfalls and swimming holes that can be found along this trail. The trail tread can be great in spots and very technical in others. There is also a big switchbacking climb up to Timber Ridge that will get the blood pumping. Be prepared for multiple creek crossings as well along the trail, and be sure to take time to enjoy Hunt Fish Falls and Gragg Prong Falls.

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Jul 23, 2018
Justin Kiddy
Nov 30, 2017
Cam Holman
Amazing fall run -- bare trees along the ridge lines and above the creek make for beautiful views 7.4mi
Apr 1, 2017
Lyle Mitchell
8.4mi

Trail Ratings

  4.1 from 8 votes

#5

in Wilson Creek

#4638

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#5

in Wilson Creek

#145

in North Carolina

#4,638

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