Baxter Creek Trail

HARD 4 reviews

Baxter Creek Trail is a 15.7 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Waynesville, North Carolina that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from March until October.

DISTANCE
15.7 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
4996 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Point to Point

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

no dogs

Directions from Waterville, NC: Travel south on SR 32 to the campground and pick up Baxter Creek Trail there.

8 days ago

This is my favorite climb in the GSMNP. It's tough and then when you get to the top you have to hike back down a hundred feet or more for water.

hiking
Saturday, February 18, 2017

recorded Baxter Creek Trail

hiking
Friday, July 01, 2016