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Graveyard Fields Upper Falls Trail

Intermediate

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1.0 mile 1.6 kilometer point to point
91% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 239' 73 m
Descent: -24' -7 m
High: 5,265' 1,605 m
Low: 5,041' 1,537 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 12% (7°)

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Trail shared by Caide Wooten

An extension of the Graveyard Fields Loop following Yellowstone Prong to the upper falls.

Caide Wooten

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

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A beautiful trail characterized by lush fields of wild blueberries, blackberries, and wildflowers in the summertime. The latter half is a mild, rocky uphill climb to the tall upper falls of Yellowstone Prong.

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Small creek crossing
Aug 11, 2018 near Brevard, NC
Upper Falls in the autumn
Apr 23, 2018 near Brevard, NC
Downstream from upper falls
Aug 11, 2018 near Brevard, NC
Upper Falls
Aug 11, 2018 near Brevard, NC
Trail through wildflowers
Aug 11, 2018 near Brevard, NC
Uphill rise
Aug 11, 2018 near Brevard, NC

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