Squirrel Gap Trail -- 3,360'

Squirrel Gap Trail (#147)

"The South Mills River High Road"


GPS Coordinates:  35.35644, -82.66524 (Bradley Creek Trail Junction)

GPS Coordinates:  35.34284, -82.72966 (South Mills River Trail Junction)

Album Direction-Of-Travel: Westbound

Highlights: Cantrell Creek, Laurel Brook, South Fork Mills River (Wolf Ford), Solitude


Length (one-way): 7.5 miles

Petzoldt Rating: 12.10 (E to W); 11.30 (W to E)

Difficulty: HARD

Total Elevation Gain: 2,300' (E to W); 1,900' (W to E)

Elevation Gain/Mile: 307'/mile (E to W); 253'/mile (W to E)

Min. Elevation: 2,560'

Max. Elevation: 3,500'

Blaze Color: BLUE


See Following Trip Reports for more info:

Bradley Creek-Squirrel Gap-Laurel Creek Loop

Funneltop-Wolf Ford Loop

Turkeypen Area - Cantrell Creek/Squirrel Gap Loop

Turkeypen Area - Mullinax/Poundingmill Loop


Connecting Trails:

Bradley Creek Trail (#351)

Cantrell Creek Trail (#148)

Horse Cove Gap Trail (#325)

Laurel Creek Trail (#348)

Mullinax Trail (#326)

Poundingmill Trail (#349)

South Mills River Trail (#133)