Boogerman Trail
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Located 30.3 miles from Asheville, North Carolina (NC)

4 Stars
9,430 Steps 1  (4.2 mi)

The Boogerman Trail has a maximum elevation of 3,786 ft (1,154 m), a minimum elevation of 2,769 ft (844 m), and an elevation gain of 6,696 ft (2,041 m) in the [ A to B ] direction.


The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Boogerman Trail while hiking in the [ A to B ] and [ B to A ] direction at a typical speed and is based on gross weight (which includes anything carried), the topography, trail length and trail conditions.


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
9,4304.2 mi2,769 ft3,786 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
2.1 hrs1.26,696 ft7,972 ft
[ B to A ]
2.3 hrs1.57,972 ft6,696 ft

What is the length of the Boogerman Trail?

The length of the Boogerman Trail is 4.2 mi (6.7 km) or 9,430 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Boogerman Trail?

A person in good physical health can hike the Boogerman Trail in 2.1 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 2.3 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.

Boogerman Trail Topo Maps

Download free Boogerman Trail topo maps and the adjoining quads to plan your hike. These are full-sheet, 7.5 Minute (1:24,000 scale) Great Smoky Mountains National Park topographic maps. Do you want full-sheet outdoor recreation JPEG Topo Maps?

Adjoining 7.5' Quadrangle Legend

  1. Northwest Topo Map: Luftee Knob, NC
  2. North Topo Map: Cove Creek Gap, NC
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Fines Creek, NC
  4. West Topo Map: Bunches Bald, NC
  5. Topo Map: Dellwood, NC
  6. East Topo Map: Clyde, NC
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Sylva North, NC
  8. South Topo Map: Hazelwood, NC
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Waynesville, NC

Is there a Boogerman Trail map?

Yes, and it's free! The Boogerman Trail is located on the Dellwood topo map. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the map.

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  1. Steps is a unit of distance equal to the sum of stride lengths that vary with the terrain.
  2. Length is the distance of the trail between the two trailheads, measured on the trail.
  3. Min Ele is the minimum elevation on the trail.
  4. Max Ele is the maximum elevation on the trail.
  5. Time is the typical total time required to hike the trail.
  6. Floors is the sum of distance on the trail where angles to the horizontal is between 30 and 50 degrees (the angle of a stairway) divided by ten, the height of one floor.
  7. Gain (cumulative elevation gain) is the sum of every gain in elevation.
  8. Loss (cumulative elevation loss) is the sum of every loss in elevation.

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