Spencer Branch Trail Map

Spencer Branch Trail (#140)

"Built for Bikes, Fun for Hikes"

GPS Coordinates:  35.44948, -82.67883 (Trace Ridge Trail Junction)

GPS Coordinates:  35.41993, -82.67486 (Forest Service Road 142 Junction)

Album Direction-Of-Travel:  Southbound

Highlights:  Fletcher Creek, Hendersonville Reservoir,  Spencer Branch

Length (one-way):  3.0 miles

Petzoldt Rating:  3.40 (N to S);  5.20 (S to N)

Difficulty:  HARD

Total Elevation Gain:  200' (N to S);   1,100' (S to N)

Elevation Gain/Mile:   67'/mile (N to S);   367'/mile (S to N)

Min. Elevation:  2,460'

Max. Elevation:  3,320'

Blaze Color:  YELLOW

See Following Trip Reports for more info:

Big Creek Trail (Lower)

Trace Ridge - Fletcher Creek/Middle Fork Loop

Trace Ridge - Spencer Branch/North Mills River Loop

Connecting Trails:

Big Creek Trail (#102)

Fletcher Creek Trail (#350)

Trace Ridge Trail (#354)

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