Turkeypen Gap Trail -- 3,200'

Turkeypen Gap Trail (#322) ***NEED MAPS***

"A Path Not To Be Underestimated"


GPS Coordinates:  35.32613, -82.73332 (Black Mountain Trail Junction)

GPS Coordinates:  35.342883, -82.659210 (Turkey Pen Gap Trailhead)

Album Direction-Of-Travel: Eastbound

Highlights: Mixed Hardwood Forest, Solitude


Length (one-way): 5.5 miles

Petzoldt Rating: 7.30 (W to E); 10.30 (E to W)

Difficulty: HARD

Total Elevation Gain: 900' (W to E); 2,400' (E to W)

Elevation Gain/Mile: 164'/mile (W to E); 436'/mile (E to W)

Min. Elevation: 2,650'

Max. Elevation: 4,120'

Blaze Color: BLUE


See Following Trip Reports for more info:

Black Mountain & Turkeypen Gap Trails

Turkeypen Area - Sharpy Mountain Loop


Connecting Trails:

Black Mountain Trail (#127)

South Mills River Trail (#133)

Vineyard Gap Trail (#324)

Wagon Road Gap Trail (#134)