Long Branch Trail -- 3,020'

Long Branch Trail (#116)

"Pisgah Without the Crowds"

GPS Coordinates:  35.27697, -82.80778 (Butter Gap Trail Junction)

GPS Coordinates:  35.27309, -82.84180 (Long Branch Trailhead @ F.R. 475)

Album Direction-Of-Travel: Westbound

Highlights: Long Branch, Searcy Creek, Solitude

Length (one-way): 2.5 miles

Petzoldt Rating: 3.70 (E to W); 2.70 (W to E)

Difficulty: MODERATE (E to W); EASY (W to E)

Total Elevation Gain: 600' (E to W); 200' (W to E)

Elevation Gain/Mile: 140'/mile (E to W); 80'/mile (W to E)

Min. Elevation: 2,680'

Max. Elevation: 3,060'

Blaze Color: ORANGE

See Following Trip Reports for more info:

Art Loeb-Butter Gap-Long Branch Loop

Cemetery Loop Trail

Connecting Trails:

Butter Gap Trail (#123)

Cemetery Loop Trail (#341)