Rays Branch Shoreline Trail
ElevationAscent: 408' 124 m
Descent: -447' -136 m
High: 989' 301 m
Low: 899' 274 m
GradeAvg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 14% (8°)
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“A singletrack trail from the Tim's Ford State Park Visitor Center to Evans Back Country Campground.”— Bryce Hamilton
After two suspension bridges, you'll find yourself at Sunset Overlook. After this point, the trail is much less traveled but thanks to recent work by the park it is very well maintained. There are no huge hills or rocks just beautiful views of the lakeshore.
There are some gravel areas as well as roots but nothing too horrible. The hills are just large enough to remind you that you are in the woods, while still giving you a fun downhill to enjoy. The trail ends with a 0.5 mile loop and a campground with one fire ring.
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