Hickey Fork Trail

Madison County, North Carolina

Elevation Gain1,450ft
Trailhead Elevation2,101ft
Elevation Min/Max2101/3171ft
Elevation Start/End2101/2101ft

Hickey Fork Trail

Hickey Fork Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Madison County, North Carolina. It is 4.5 miles long and begins at 2,101 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,450 feet.

Hickey Fork Trail Professional Reviews and Guides

"Solitude lovers will enjoy this stimulating circuit. Set in the Shelton Laurel Backcountry of the Pisgah National Forest, this hike takes you on lesser-used trails through the Hickey Fork watershed. First, ascend West Prong Hickey Fork, passing two significant waterfalls, and many others, before rising to Seng Gap. Continue toward the North Carolina–Tennessee crest before breaking off, descending toward East Prong Hickey Fork. Reach a remote forest road and make an easy walk back to the trailhead. Winter views add to the trek."

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Trail Information

Madison County
Nearby City
Pisgah National Forest
Local Contacts
USGS White Rock, Greystone
Local Maps

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Oct 2018