Turkey Pen Gap Trailhead

At a Glance

Fees: none
Open Season: Year-round
Usage: Heavy
Water: none
Restroom: none
Operated By: US Forest Service

General Information

Directions: From the Pisgah District Ranger Station/Visitor Center parking lot, turn left (south) on US 276 for approximately 1½ miles, and then turn left onto NC 280. Proceed east on NC 280 for approximately 5.2 miles and turn left on Turkeypen Road (FS 297) immediately after crossing the Transylvania/Henderson County line. Proceed 1.2 miles to the Turkeypen Gap Trailhead to the end of the road. (This trailhead has limited parking). The trail begins on the left side of the parking area.

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Day Hiking