Fork Ridge Trail is a 8.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Copperhill, Tennessee that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, nature trips, and bird watching and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 8.5 miles Elevation Gain: 2,608 feet Route Type: Out & Back

dogs on leash


nature trips

bird watching




Directions from Bryson City, NC: Travel 2 miles north on Deep Creek Road. Take the Deep Creek Trail from the campground and travel north about 6 - 8 miles to where Fork Ridge Trail intersects. OR travel to Clingman's Dome Road off US 441, north of Cherokee.

8 months ago

Sun Mar 24 2019