South Mills River Trail Map

South Mills River Trail (#133)

"The Best of Trails & The Worst of Trails"

GPS Coordinates:  35.366661, -82.738873 (Forest Service Road 476/Wolf Ford Trailhead)

GPS Coordinates:  35.342837, -82.659439 (Turkey Pen Trailhead)

Album Direction-Of-Travel:  Eastbound

Highlights:  Numerous cascades, South Fork Mills River, Solitude

Length (one-way):  13.3 miles

Petzoldt Rating:  14.70 (W to E);  15.30 (E to W)

Difficulty:  HARD

Total Elevation Gain:  700' (W to E);  1,000' (E to W)

Elevation Gain/Mile:  53'/mile (W to E);  75'/mile (E to W)

Min. Elevation:  2,400'

Max. Elevation:  3,300'

Blaze Color:  WHITE

See Following Trip Reports for more info:

Funneltop-Wolf Ford Loop

High Falls on South Fork Mills River

Soapstone Ridge Loop

South Mills River Trail via Pink Beds

Turkeypen Area -- Cantrell Creek/Squirrel Gap Loop

Turkeypen Area - Mullinax/Poundingmill Loop

Turkeypen Area -- Riverside Trail Loop

Turkeypen Area - Sharpy Mountain Loop

Turkeypen Area - Vineyard Gap/Bradley Creek Loop

Connecting Trails:

Bradley Creek Trail (#351)

Cantrell Creek Trail (#148)

Mullinax Trail (#326)

Pink Beds Connector/Gauging Station Trail (#118A)

Poundingmill Trail (#349)

Squirrel Gap Trail (#147)

Turkeypen Gap Trail (#322)

Vineyard Gap Trail (#324)

Wagon Road Gap Trail (#134)

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