Big Creek

#96 of 195 trails in Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Big Creek is a 5.3 mile point-to-point trail located near Waynesville, NC and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and mountain biking and is accessible year-round.

5.3 miles 1302 feet Point to Point
hiking mountain biking
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Barbara Carr

5 Completed4 Reviews

This trail was beautiful. Water was beside us the whole hike up. Not to steep. Lots of stones on path that tripped you up most of the time, so you need to wear good shoes. But overall, we would do it again. Loved it!!!!

Jessica Trent

10 Completed8 Reviews

Big Creek is beautiful! The water was high and moving very fast due to all the rain and snow melt and it was so clean and clear. I spotted several places that would make great swimming holes and picnic spots and the campgrounds at the end looked very welcoming. This trail would make a nice outing for families with kids and/or older folks. I look forward to seeing what it's like during the warmer months and hopefully do some swimming and camping!