Big East Fork Trail

MODERATE 5 reviews

Big East Fork Trail is a 8.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Canton, NC that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

8.9 miles 1851 feet Out & Back

dogs on leash

birding

fly fishing

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

river

views

wild flowers

1 month ago

hiking
1 month ago

nice fairly easy trail. parallels a nice large creek. trail is fairly defined, gets a little confusing in places where the trail gets closed to the water and goes out onto the rocks. there are many campsites along the trail that would make a great hike to fly fish and camp trip

hiking
2 months ago

This is a nice trail,it's great that you can experience the river and all the swimming holes it had to offer. I will advise a compass and a map for this trail,as it has numerous trails that you can easily end up on with out knowing if you are on the actual trail you planned to trek on. I also liked it because the traffic was a little less than moderate and not heavy.

3 months ago

Love this trail ! Very peaceful, and plenty of beautiful scenery stops! This definitely is One of the most relaxing hiking places I have been too.

hiking
7 months ago

This trail follows the beautiful Big East Fork of the Pigeon River, filled with rapids, waterfalls, and swimming holes the entire way. There are plentiful camp sites that are level and have great access to the river. Today was cold and windy, but I'd love to come back in the summer!