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Cat Gap Loop Trail


  • Distance: 4.8 Miles RT
  • Elevation Gain: 1050’Difficulty: Easy


  • Distance: 4.1 miles
  • Elevation Gain: 784′
  • Difficulty: Moderate

This is actually an easy and quick way to get over 1 thousand feet of vertical. The trailhead begins at the fish hatchery near Brevard, NC. Many campsites are virtually within a few feet of the trail and some are very close to the trailhead along the Davison River.


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Cat Gap Loop

This morning Phil and I hiked Cat Gap Loop. Having hiked this trail many times over the years, summer, fall, winter and spring, we were amazed at how muddy it was.  I guess boggy would be a more appropriate term. The trail was so boggy in places that it was really hard to keep our […]

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