Thrift Cove Trail

Transylvania County, North Carolina

Elevation Gain1,298ft
Trailhead Elevation2,213ft
Elevation Min/Max2213/2908ft
Elevation Start/End2213/2213ft

Thrift Cove Trail

Thrift Cove Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Transylvania County, North Carolina. It is 2.4 miles long and begins at 2,213 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,298 feet. This trail connects with the following: Black Mountain and Grassy Road Trail.

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I actually did this loop in combination with Black Mountain Trail. This trail starts at a parking on the Right, just before you get to the Rangers Office. This loop ( Thrift Cove and a section of Black Mountain) is a really nice easy loop that can be taken both clock wise and counter clock wise. I myself climbed the Thrift Cove and down Black Mountain. I would recommend doing this loop very early or late, to avoid crowds and this will give you the full benefit of the fast descent. This loop will take between about 20 - 40 min. The trail is well marked and suitable for all levels

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Trail Information

Transylvania County
Nearby City
Pisgah National Forest
Local Contacts
Pisgah District Trail Map is for sale at most local biking shops and the visitor center.
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Dec 2018