McGILL CREEK SECTION

LEGGETT ROAD (Downey View Drive) TO ROARING CREEK

LAUREL-SNOW SEGMENT

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Distance:  TBD
Difficulty: Moderate to strenuous
Elevation Change: Approximately ____
Caution:  trail under construction
Camping:  none in this section
Topographic Map: Brayton Quadrangle

Southern Terminus: Leggett Road / Downey View Drive Trailhead,  TBD (N35 xx.xxx W85 xx,xxx) Not open, not accessible.

Northern Terminus: Roaring Creek Trailhead, on Brayton Road. El. 882′ (N35 27 28.51   W85 06 20.49)

Overview:  This section is currently (April 2017) finished but not blazed south to McGill Creek only. A bridge across McGill Creek as  started December 2017. As of February 2018 the bridge was assembled but decking not installed.  Unofficial distance from the northern trailhead to McGill creek is 2.4 miles.Trail Work Sign

Trailheads: Northern trailhead is on south side of highway bridge next to the parking area for the Graysville Mountain RMA Section on Brayton Road. There is a parking area on the north side of the highway bridge. McGill Creek Section starts from behind the Kiosk on the left of the parking area..

Northern trailhead parking is also the southern trailhead for the Graysville Mountain Section.

Description:  This section under construction. Description not expected until  late 2018.   Watch this space.

Photo above: View south bound where trail crosses Brayton Mountain Road.  There is space for one or two cars art this crossing.  Watch traffic.  (Deakins)

Step work near McGill Creek 2016 (Wilson)

 

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