Fork Ridge Trail is a hiking trail in Swain County, North Carolina. It is within Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It is 5.0 miles long and begins at 5,885 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 10.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 3,199 feet. Near the trailhead there is parking. The Deep Creek Gap saddle and the Fork Ridge can be seen along the trail. The trail ends near the 53 (elevation 2,562 feet) camp site.
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100 Classic Hikes in North Carolina
by Joe Miller (The Mountaineers Books)
Top Trails: Great Smoky Mountains National Park - 2nd Edition
by Johnny Molloy (Wilderness Press)