Cattle, horses, and wildlife are present in the area. Temporary trail closures can be expected from time to time. Keep all gates closed.
takes a sharp right to the north, this trail continues straight toward the northwest. It gently and consistently climbs through Pine forest to connect with Turkey Springs
. Either direction at Turkey Springs
can create a loop with free flowing descents over long distances.
This is a main trail on the Turkey Springs Outer Loop
. Avoiding this trail and staying on Catamount
will add nearly four miles to the Turkey Springs Outer Loop
for those hearty souls who like mileages in multiples of ten (in this case, 20 total).
Caution - this trail crosses Newt Jack
Road (FS 923) which also serves as a connector for a couple ATV trails in the area.