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Big Fat Trail #41

Intermediate/Difficult
 3.7 (3)

A pleasant descent along a beautiful creek.


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1.6

Miles

2.6

KM

70%

Runnable

3,091' 942 m

High

2,017' 615 m

Low

0' 0 m

Up

1,074' 327 m

Down

13%

Avg Grade (7°)

31%

Max Grade (17°)

Dogs Off-leash

Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Spring · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Slickrock Creek Road is gated and closed to the public from January 1 through April 1 annually.

Description

The Big Fat Trail starts at the Big Fat Gap Trailhead on Slickrock Road (NC Forest Road 62) at the midpoint of the Hangover Lead Trail # 56. The Big Fat Trail leaves the parking area and quickly descends steeply to Slickrock Creek, dropping 600 feet in the first 0.6 miles. At 1.4 miles, turn left at the intersection with Nichols Cove Trail. After fording a small stream, the trail terminates at the intersection with Slickrock Creek Trail.

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Ben King

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  3.7 from 3 votes

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in Tapoco

#19984

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in Tapoco

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in North Carolina

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Slickrock Creek
Oct 11, 2018 near Robbins…, NC
Nichols Cove Trailhead
Jul 28, 2018 near Robbins…, NC
Big Fat TrailHead
Jul 29, 2018 near Robbins…, NC

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