Meigs Creek TrailModerate

Meigs Creek Trail

Distance (One Way)

3.5 miles

Elevation Gain

1,100 feet

Trailhead

The Sinks

Location

Townsend, TN

Water Xing

18

Trail Description

Meigs Creek Trail begins at The Sinks and intersects with Meigs Mountain and Lumber Ridge trails after 3.5 miles. With 18 unbridged water crossings, this trail is best hiked in the summer. It features an 18 foot waterfall about 1.7 miles into the trail.

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Meigs Creek Trail Elevation Profile

Meigs Creek Trail Elevation Profile Tom Dunigan's Elevation Profiles

Trail Difficulty Scales Explained

Elevation Grade

6%

Gentle Slope

Paul Petzoldt Scale

5.7

Moderate

5

10

15

Shenandoah Scale

88

Moderate

50

100

150

Hiker Tips & Trivia

  • If you like rock hopping, this is the trail for you.

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