Avery Creek Trail Map

Avery Creek Trail (#146)

"The Beating Heart of Avery Creek"

A moderately trafficked path leading from Forest Service Road 477 up to Club Gap at the north end of the Black Mountain Trail (#127).  The portion between the trailhead and the Buckhorn Gap Trail (#103) is by far the busiest as it provides access to Avery Creek Falls and the nearby Twin Falls.  Coincides with Buckhorn Gap Trail briefly...this section can be wet.  Trail is obvious and/or well-marked its entire length.  Upper section is moderately steep and rocky in places.

GPS Coordinates: 35.314952, -82.749169 (Forest Service Road 477 Trailhead)

GPS Coordinates: 35.340273, -82.775253 (Club Gap Trail Junction)

Album Direction-Of-Travel:  Northbound

Highlights: Waterfalls, Hardwood Forest

Length (one-way): 3.2 miles

Petzoldt Rating:  6.00

Difficulty: HARD

Total Elevation Gain: 1,400'

Elevation Gain/Mile: 438'/mile

Min. Elevation: 2,450'

Max. Elevation: 3,780'

Blaze Color: BLUE

See Following Trip Reports for more info:

Avery Creek-Buckwheat Knob Loop

Twin Falls & Avery Creek

Twin Falls - Clawhammer Cove Loop

Connecting Trails:

Black Mountain Trail (#127)

Buckhorn Gap Trail (#103)

Buckwheat Knob Trail (#122)

Clawhammer Cove Trail (#342)

Club Gap Trail (#343)

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