North Mills River Trail Map

North Mills River Trail (#353)


"It's Pretty, But I Doubt You'll Try it Twice"


GPS Coordinates:  35.42396, -82.66535 (Forest Service Road 142 Junction)

GPS Coordinates:  35.40984, -82.65096 (Trace Ridge Trail Junction)


Album Direction-Of-Travel:  Southbound


Highlights:  North Fork Mills River


Length (one-way):  1.6 miles

Petzoldt Rating:  1.84 (N to S);  2.10 (S to N)

Difficulty:  HARD (due to NINE required fords)

Total Elevation Gain:  120' (N to S);   250' (S to N)

Elevation Gain/Mile:  75'/mile (N to S);   156'/mile (S to N)

Min. Elevation:   2,250'

Max. Elevation:   2,400'

Blaze Color:   BLUE


See Following Trip Reports for more info:

Trace Ridge-Spencer Branch-North Mills River Loop

Yellow Gap Trail Loop


Connecting Trails:

Trace Ridge Trail (#354)

Yellow Gap Trail (#611)


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