Perry Cove to Bennet Gap Loop

Perry Cove to Bennet Gap Loop

We parked by the creek and walked down the forest service road past the horse stables to access Perry Cove trail. Our loop was counter-clockwise, so we would be going up the steepest side. Perry Cove trail is a bit rutted out in a few places and is steep, but you...
Perry Cove – Bennett Gap Loop

Perry Cove – Bennett Gap Loop

Elevation Gain 1135′ Length: 4.1 miles Bennet Gap Trail is accessed off Avery Creek Road near Brevard. The trail ascends 1135¬†feet to the gap. We climbed clockwise to the gap to the junction of Perry Cove Trail. Perry Cove Trail descends rapidly back to the...
Bennet Gap Loop

Bennet Gap Loop

We parked on the Avery Creek Forestry road near Brevard and began our hike clockwise up Bennet Gap Trail. It was a bluebird day with temperatures in the upper 40’s. The beginning of the trail down along the creek was icy, but that soon gave way as we climbed...