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88 mi 142 km of trail 8 Recommended Routes

Easy Trails 4 Trails Intermediate Trails 12 Trails Hard Trails 13 Trails

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Recommended Routes in South Mills River - 8

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Favorite View from FS 5018
Difficult

The Great Eight

24.0 mi 38.6 km 2,497' Up 761.2 m Up 2,511' Down 765.26 m Down

Mills R…, NC
Favorite The last section of lower black with Christopher Langley!
Difficult

Pisgah 111K

72.1 mi 116.0 km 8,909' Up 2715.32 m Up 8,903' Down 2713.64 m Down

Brevard, NC
Favorite The last section of lower black with Christopher Langley!
Difficult

Pisgah 55.5K MTB Race

38.4 mi 61.8 km 7,798' Up 2376.79 m Up 7,800' Down 2377.3 m Down

Brevard, NC
Favorite Strem crossing on Laurel
Difficult

Pisgah Stage Race - Stage 4

32.4 mi 52.1 km 3,778' Up 1151.68 m Up 3,774' Down 1150.17 m Down

Brevard, NC
Favorite The last section of lower black with Christopher Langley!
Difficult

Pisgah Long Tour

26.7 mi 42.9 km 3,940' Up 1201.03 m Up 4,971' Down 1515.27 m Down

Mills R…, NC
Favorite View from FS 5018
Difficult

Horse Cove Gap Loop

11.6 mi 18.7 km 1,290' Up 393.19 m Up 1,294' Down 394.49 m Down

Brevard, NC
Favorite Strem crossing on Laurel
Very Difficult

Pisgah Stage Race - Stage 4

32.1 mi 51.6 km 3,729' Up 1136.46 m Up 3,728' Down 1136.34 m Down

Brevard, NC
Favorite Spectacular view from atop Black Mountain.
Difficult

Turkeypen Gap to Black Mountain Loop

23.3 mi 37.5 km 3,568' Up 1087.56 m Up 3,570' Down 1088.22 m Down

Etowah, NC

Trails in South Mills River - 21

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2.2 mi 3.6 km #1Pilot Rock
Difficult
Mills River, NC
Difficult
Mills River, NC 28 
6.2 mi 9.9 km #2Laurel Mountain
Difficult
Mills River, NC
Difficult
Mills River, NC 25 
7.6 mi 12.3 km #3Squirrel Gap Trail (#147)
Difficult
Etowah, NC
Difficult
Etowah, NC 13 
2.2 mi 3.6 km #4Pilot Cove
Difficult
Mills River, NC
Difficult
Mills River, NC
5.4 mi 8.8 km #5Turkeypen Gap Trail (#322)
Difficult
Brevard, NC
Difficult
Brevard, NC
1.2 mi 2.0 km #6Mullinax
Intermediate/Difficult
Etowah, NC
Intermediate/Difficult
Etowah, NC
2.9 mi 4.7 km #7Cantrell Creek Trail #148
Difficult
Etowah, NC
Difficult
Etowah, NC
5.1 mi 8.3 km #8Bradley Creek Trail (#351)
Intermediate/Difficult
Mills River, NC
Intermediate/Difficult
Mills River, NC
4.5 mi 7.2 km #9Pilot Cove Slate Rock Trail #320
Intermediate/Difficult
Mills River, NC
Intermediate/Difficult
Mills River, NC
3.9 mi 6.3 km #10Bradley Creek Road
Intermediate
Mills River, NC
Intermediate
Mills River, NC
2.1 mi 3.4 km #11Horse Cove Gap Trail #325
Difficult
Etowah, NC
Difficult
Etowah, NC
1.6 mi 2.6 km #12Laurel Creek Trail (#348)
Difficult
Etowah, NC
Difficult
Etowah, NC
2.5 mi 4.1 km #13Pink Beds Loop Trail #118
Easy
Brevard, NC
Easy
Brevard, NC
1.8 mi 2.8 km #14Buckhorn Gap Trail (#103)
Intermediate
Brevard, NC
Intermediate
Brevard, NC
1.4 mi 2.2 km #15Wold Ford Road #476
Easy
Mills River, NC
Easy
Mills River, NC
13.8 mi 22.3 km #16South Mills River Trail (#133)
Intermediate/Difficult
Brevard, NC
Intermediate/Difficult
Brevard, NC 17 
2.2 mi 3.6 km #17Vineyard Gap Trail (#324)
Difficult
Etowah, NC
Difficult
Etowah, NC
3.7 mi 5.9 km #18FSR #5018
Intermediate
Brevard, NC
Intermediate
Brevard, NC
13.1 mi 21.0 km #19Yellow Gap Road #1206
Easy/Intermediate
Brevard, NC
Easy/Intermediate
Brevard, NC
3.5 mi 5.6 km #20Riverside Trail (#115)
Intermediate
Etowah, NC
Intermediate
Etowah, NC
1.0 mi 1.6 km #21River Connector Rd
Easy
Etowah, NC
Easy
Etowah, NC

Photos of South Mills River - 24

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Spectacular view from atop Black Mountain.
Jun 14, 2017 near Brevard, NC
Strem crossing on Laurel
Jun 13, 2013 near Mills R…, NC
A legendary downhill.
Jul 9, 2013 near Brevard, NC
Some nice, slick roots on Laurel in the rain.
Jun 13, 2013 near Mills R…, NC
Shelter on Black Mountain Trail
Jul 9, 2013 near Brevard, NC
View from Slate Rock
Apr 20, 2018 near Mills R…, NC
View from FS 5018
Sep 26, 2017 near Brevard, NC
The foliage of Laurel...
Jun 13, 2013 near Mills R…, NC