Buckhorn Gap Trail -- 2,650'

Buckhorn Gap Trail (#103)

"The Avery Creek-South Mills River Connector"


GPS Coordinates:  35.316002, -82.752004 (Buckhorn Gap Trailhead @ Forest Service Road 477)

GPS Coordinates:  35.35119, -82.74200 (South Mills River Trail Junction)

Album Direction-Of-Travel: Northbound

Highlights: Avery Creek, Henry Branch, Twin Falls Access Route, Wildflowers


Length (one-way): 5.2 miles

Petzoldt+ Rating: 8.46 (S to N); 6.83 (N to S)

Difficulty:  HARD (S to N)CHALLENGING (N to S)

Total Elevation Gain: 1,100' (S to N); 550' (N to S)

Elevation Gain/Mile: 212'/mile (S to N); 106'/mile (N to S)

Min. Elevation: 2,490'

Max. Elevation: 3,550'

Blaze Color: ORANGE


See Following Trip Reports for more info:

Avery Creek-Buckwheat Knob Loop

Soapstone Ridge Loop

Twin Falls & Avery Creek

Twin Falls/Clawhammer Cove Loop


Connecting Trails:

Avery Creek Trail (#327)

Black Mountain Trail (#127)

South Mills River Trail (#133)

Twin Falls Trail (#604)