Explorer Loop Trail Map

Explorer Loop Trail (#337)


"Exploring Bent Creek Experimental Forest"


GPS Coordinates:  35.47654, -82.63402 (Pine Tree Connector Trail Junction)

GPS Coordinates:  35.47005, -82.64439 (Forest Service Road 479H Lower Junction)


Album Direction-Of-Travel:  Clockwise


Highlights:  Bent Creek Experimental Forest


Trail Length:  3.0 miles

Petzoldt Rating:  4.30

Difficulty:  MODERATE

Total Elevation Gain:  650'

Elevation Gain/Mile:  217'/mile

Min. Elevation:  2,210'

Max. Elevation:  2,590'

Blaze Color:  YELLOW


See Following Trip Reports for more info:

Bent Creek - Lake Powhatan Loop

Bent Creek - Sleepy Gap/Chestnut Cove Loop


Connecting Trails:

Chestnut Cove Trail (#662)

Explorer Loop Connector Trail (#337A)

Pine Tree Connector Trail (#336A)

Pine Tree Loop Trail (#336)

Sleepy Gap Trail (#339)


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