Devil's Creek TR 188, NC

US Forest Service

Devil's Creek TR 188

This trail accesses the community of Lost Cove that was developed in the 1900's for establishment of the Civilian Conservation Corps Railroad. The town is now deserted but remnants of the school, ...[more]




From Burnsville, go 6 miles to US 19W, turn right and drive 25 miles toward Spivey Gap. Look for NFSR 278 (Flat Top Mountain Road) about 0.5 mile after the Appalachian Trail crosses Spivey Gap. Turn right onto NFSR 278 and go about 1 mile to Devil's Creek Gap where SR 5506 branches to the left. The Appalachian Trail crosses nearby. No sign marks the Devil's Creek Trail, but the trail begins at SR 5506's gate.

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