Reactions: jasgwoods. As the trail progresses you are rewarded with a gradual climb up the mountain with some beautiful views. The view almost brought me to tears at the awesomeness of God’s art work.  Naturally we had to investigate. Then we hiked up Max Patch and scooted over to Buzzards Roost. The trip is mainly a scenic tour. in North Carolina #24,752 Overall. A muddy ride up Hurricane Creek to the top of Max Patch on the NC… Log in or Sign up. From Enterprise, follow Hurricane Creek Road south, for approximately five miles to a fork in the road. ... Max Patch Short Loop 1.5 mi 2.4 km • 242' Up 73.7 m Up • 249' Down 75.89 m Down. Good connector trail between Cold Springs Horse Trail and Max Patch Road. We will be taking a stock Taco. The hot springs themselves are meh - it's really just a hot tub they fill with the hot natural spring water. A muddy ride up Hurricane Creek to the top of Max Patch on the NC/TN Border. 5.2 MB Views: 51. It goes right through that area and it is a goal of mine to complete one day. DIFFICULT 10.9 mi. #1 Albert Mountain North Carolina Mountain Updated: 2018-05-29 Albert Mountain is a mountain in North Carolina's Nantahala Range of the Appalachian Mountains. This is west of Asheville, NC. If you're coming in from the north, it makes more sense to come via the town of Hot Springs than I-40. Rhododendron were still in bloom and covered the mountain sides all along the ride. Park at junctions of NFSR 148 and 3526, or SR 1182 and NFSR 148. One not if anyone goes up to Hurricane Creek. 1.1mi, , Cold Springs Trail. I haven’t been on the trail before but looks easily mapped out. Trail … ... Max Patch NC.  I know my mother would have loved to see them in bloom. Change ). Reference Location: Hurricane Creek Trail, NC. After the two meadows, the canyon narrows and climbs high over Hurricane Creek along cliffs that overlook pools and waterfalls (keep a leash handy for your dog and watch your kids). We drove up from Texas to NC last October and met up with some friends to run Hurricane Creek. Max Patch is part of the Bald Mountains Range. Simply beautiful. Mitchell to the east and the Great Smoky Mountains to the sout… Trails vs Hikes. DIFFICULT 18.5 mi. Full Details. Be prepared to have lunch on the trail. Hit hurricane Creek yesterday. Leaves should be near peak in some elevations. On a clear day, you can see from Mt. Park on SR 1182. ... Porters Creek Trail 7.3 mi 11.8 km • 1,506' Up 459.02 m Up • 1,506' Down 459.06 m Down. Bring your camera! 5 8 85. On our ride home, we took Highway 74 though the Nantahala. EASY 1.9 mi. MamaRagu wrote a review Oct 2020. Close. Belong anywhere with Airbnb. 2 reviews ... Haywood County to Max Patch Mountain, Madison County, NC, USA. Deep snow from an avalanche in the gully by Slick Rock blocked further progress down the trail. After the two meadows, the canyon narrows and climbs high over Hurricane Creek along cliffs that overlook pools and waterfalls (keep a leash handy for your dog and watch your kids). About 15 minutes into the hike you will come to a sign that indicates the AT to the left and the climb to the top of max Patch to the right. Simply beautiful. Find unique places to stay with local hosts in 191 countries. Near Cove Creek, North Carolina. The trail is flat and for the most part, tree covered. save. report. Follow old logging road through hardwood forest. Dec 20, 2020 - Rent from people in Max Patch, NC from $20/night. Length: 1.4 miles Rating: Easy Dogs: On Leash Facilities: None. 5 8 85. Rutted, Rocky, Creek Crossings, Gravel some parts, can get pretty gnarly in places, well known Jeep, Dual Sport route. Gcloys on June 30, 2017 Dirt Segment From National Forest Rd to Hurricane Creek Rd, Clyde, Haywood County, North Carolina. This is light wheeling. Follow wanderoffroad.com on WordPress.com. Nearby Hiking Trails. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. This is Max Patch, a popular, iconic, almost idyllic bald summit on the Appalachian Trail that’s beloved by hardcore AT thru-hikers, casual day hikers and frisbee-flingers alike. Still, it's a good family trail overall and it's short. This page shows the elevation/altitude information of Hurricane Ridge Trce, Clyde, NC, USA, including elevation map, topographic map, narometric pressure, longitude and latitude. On a clear day, see Mt. Appalachian Trail: Hot Springs to Max Patch is a 19.1 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Hot Springs, North Carolina that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. ... North Carolina National Forests Office. This page shows the elevation/altitude information of Hurricane Ridge Trce, Clyde, NC, USA, including elevation map, topographic map, narometric pressure, longitude and latitude. “ Rough, dirt road that runs through the Harmon Den Area from Max Patch Road. ... Hurricane Creek Entry to Max Patch Left Branch. Posted by 7 months ago. ( Log Out /  Max Patch is part of the Pisgah National Forest. Cold Springs Creek Road then goes 6 miles up the mountain and ends at Max Patch Road, passing thru the Harmon Den area along the way. 2. Virtual Tour of Hurricane Creek Road. Discussion in 'General Chit Chat' started by dark knight, Feb 10, 2019. dark knight Well-Known Member. Hello new member as of the 1st of the year, had a chance to run the Hurricane Creek Trail in Waynesville North Carolina on Jan 3rd and I would recommend if you are in the area to take the time to run the trail, plan about 2 1/2 to 3 hours to make it all they way to Max Patch it is worth it, want to give a big shout out to Drake from roadside cafe for steering me to the trail Belong anywhere with Airbnb. Nice hike along a very scenic whitewater rive, ruins and swimming This is a very nice hike along the Big Laurel River. This is a steep forest trail with rock outcrops and tight switchbacks. It will be an all day trip. Elevation Profile. Near Cove Creek, North Carolina. This 4,600 foot mountain bald offers acres of wide open clearings … The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips and is best used from April until October. Bring a picnic! But that will be a journey for another time. This particular loop branches just off of the Appalachian Trail (AT). He said they didn't make it all the way to "Max Patch"(sp?) Hurricane Creek Trail in western NC. I took my pretty FJ all the way through without any issues! This is west of Asheville, NC. Share. Hurricane Creek Trail, Macon County, North Carolina. The trail is a favorite for those making their way to the Lakes Basin, some 10 miles away, but is primarily used by day hikers and runners in their 5.7 mile round-trip journey to Slick Rock Creek. The road gets a little rocky and uneven in places. Area: 14.7 mile - 23.6 km radius. RECOMMENDED ROUTE Waterrock Knob 1.0 mi 1.5 km • 437' Up 133.33 m Up • 437' Down 133.26 m Down. Sitting on the border of North Carolina and Tennessee, Max Patch features 360 mountain range views and sits along the Appalachian Trail. Roaring Creek has bridge coverage; creek water is sporadic after you leave the river bottom, so make sure to carry enough for your journey. 8mi, Climbs Moderately, Moderately Rough; Big Laurel Falls Trail . 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