Eagle Creek TrailModerate

Eagle Creek Trail

Distance (One Way)

8.9 miles

Elevation Gain

3,181 feet

Trailhead

Lakeshore Trail

Location

Fontana

Water Xing

15

Trail Description

From Lakeshore Trail, the first 5 miles of Eagle Creek Trail are a moderate incline of around 1,000 feet. After the fifth mile the remainder of the trail climbs nearly 5,000 feet toward Spence Field shelter.

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Eagle Creek Trail Elevation Profile

Eagle Creek Trail Elevation Profile Tom Dunigan's Elevation Profiles

Trail Difficulty Scales Explained

Elevation Grade

7%

Gentle Slope

Paul Petzoldt Scale

15.3

Strenuous

5

10

15

Shenandoah Scale

238

Very Strenuous

50

100

150

Trail Map

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