ElevationAscent: 1,927' 587 m
Descent: -599' -183 m
High: 3,446' 1,050 m
Low: 1,657' 505 m
GradeAvg Grade: 9% (5°)
Max Grade: 43% (23°)
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“A pleasant trail with some great side spurs.”— Ben King
Continue past the pedestrian-only trail at 2.5 miles; you'll come down this way to wrap up the lollipop after White Rocks. At approximately 4 miles, you'll come to a trail junction with a trail to the Hensley Settlement to the left and the trail to White Rocks/Sand Cave to the right. Take this right. The spur to Sand Cave will be on your left a little ways down the trail. This side trail is worth the short run to see the cave and waterfall.
At about 4.6 miles, you'll come to a horse barricade with a sign pointing to the Ewing Trail. If you continue straight, the spur will take you out to White Rocks which has some great overlooks. Take the right for a fun descent back to the Ewing Trail. Be careful on this section as many of the rock steps are a little loose. At the Ewing Trail, take a left and enjoy the pleasant 2.6-mile descent back to the trailhead.
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Land Manager: NPS - Cumberland Gap National Historic Park