Low Gap Trail

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Low Gap Trail is a 10.8 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Martinsville, IN that features beautiful wild flowers and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

10.8 miles 1223 feet Loop
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Jill Snyder
14 days ago

4 Completed0 Reviews

The difficulty comes from the elevation changes. It shares much of the same route as the Tecumseh trail- so it can seem confusing. There are a few water features but not as many as the three lakes trail, so bring water for your puppies.
There is a cave shelter, great back parking sites and a few creeks. Very secluded, even on a busy Sunday.
It's more like 11 miles than 10.8.

Traci Bray
14 days ago

2 Completed0 Reviews

Great trail with the exception of the long stretches on the fire roads. Man, that gravel was brutal on our feet and ankles. Highly recommend this hike as long as you wear shoes suited for the rough rocks on roads.

john chapella
16 days ago

5 Completed0 Reviews

my favorite trail.

john chapella
30 days ago

5 Completed0 Reviews

A good hike, camping in the backcountry area only though.

John Ball
1 month ago

1 Completed0 Reviews

Ryan Kaeseberg
1 month ago

1 Completed0 Reviews

can you camp any where along the trail? and can you have a fire?

Karen Yott
1 month ago

1 Completed0 Reviews

Awesome! Hear coyotes and owls at night. Beautiful scenery

Kevin Brown
1 month ago

2 Completed0 Reviews

Good trail sections through the woods. Personally I was not a fan of how much of the trail was on gravel roads. Took me right under 4 hours with stopping at every stream for my dog to cool off and drink.

Aaron Garlits
2 months ago

10 Completed1 Reviews

I've been all over this trail and have planned to hike it all in one go in a few weeks. This trail is absolutely beautiful and would be a 5 star trail if not for the logging activity going on here, illegally. A very large portion of the trail right near the trail head has been completely destroyed by these loggers. Definitely an activity that we don't want and don't need going on in Morgan Monroe. My advice is to get out and enjoy this as much as you can before they start destroying more of it.

Donald Palmer
2 months ago

1 Completed0 Reviews

Very enjoyable trail in the heart of southern Indiana. There is a wide variety of terrain and a couple of picturesque creeks and vistas. This trail is gorgeous in the spring and fall.

Jake Hagist
3 months ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

Absolutely gorgeous hike and a good challenge as well!

Jordan Mazerolle
3 months ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

christina cremeans
4 months ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

Conrad Jackson
5 months ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

Granted I hiked it in November so lots of leaves covering the path but trail was not very well marked at all. Lost it 3 times but this app came in clutch and gps put me back on track

Jonah Muir
6 months ago

5 Completed5 Reviews

I liked and enjoyed this trail. We hiked this trail clockwise from trailhead. Nice and strenuous hike over some fairly large mountain's. Had a few bridges to cross which was kind of nice. Plan for this trail to take a bit longer. A few more breaks than usual. We saw a few camp site along trial which were very close maybe 10 or 15 feet. from trail not ideal. Also had a nice sitting area were low gap turns off of tecumseh... Otherwise nice trail. Just be prepared for a few hard climbs.

Derek Chastain
8 months ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

Love these woods!

Jonathan Boyd
8 months ago

11 Completed12 Reviews

We have hiked this trail many times and it never disappoints. Moderate difficulty, lots of wildlife and beautiful trees, and enough elevation change here and there to get the old heart rate going.

Joshua Messer
9 months ago

2 Completed2 Reviews

Fun day trip. Stop and made a fire for dinner. Met other couple on trail planning to camp that night in the thunderstorm.

Greg Ludlow
9 months ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

I did part of this and the Tecumseh Trail on July 23-24. 90+ degrees and a severe thunderstorm Friday night.

Christopher Trueblood
9 months ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

First time out on this trail, it poured rain. Very challenging and an absolutely awesome trail! Very well maintained and marked. Looking forward to doing this one again!